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The Dumfries Weekly Journal, Volume II, 1773

Period:
18th Century
Description:

"Ecclefechanus" was the doctor's mate on board the "Lord Cassils" of Liverpool. He sent two descriptions of his experiences on this slave trading voyage to "The Dumfries Weekly Journal".

 

This is his account of an insurrection of the slaves while the ship was on the Middle Passage.

Materials/Media:
paper, board
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Digital Number:
DMBK039a, DMBK039b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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