Frederick Douglass, the leading African American abolitionist, made him coeditor of his newspaper, the North Star, in 1847.But Delany left in 1849 to study medicine at Harvard.This letter has great content about the making of the United States Constitution -- This is an autographed letter to Langdon signed Jos Barrell, concerning the acquiring of copies of various state constitutions - - - Boston 25th June 1778 Dr Sir, Your favor of 22d came last evening, since 10th June been diligent in inquiring after the Constitutions you desired.
Artifacts found at the site proved particularly helpful in creating a picture of shipboard life and the practices of the slave trade. 5" ball with a 4" handle built into the ball when the ball was cast. We got them from a gentleman at the Slave Coast castle in Ghana.
However, there was a slide in the lantern that advertises slides by Harback & Co. The glass slide says: Lately imported from Antigua and to be sold by Edward Jones in Isaac Norriss Alley A parcel of likely Negro women and girls from thirteen to age and twenty years of age and have all had the Small-Pox Two very likely Negro boys." There is a bit of irony here.
Isaac Norris was the Speaker of the Philadelphia (Colonial) Assembly who commissioned the Liberty Bell.
Most of the captives were headed for sugar plantations where theyd be worked to exhaustion, many dying within five to ten years.
On the journey home to Great Britain, in July 1700, a fierce storm sank the ship of the coast of Key West, Florida.