A History of the Amistad Captives: Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanish Schooner Amistad, by the Africans on Board; Their Voyage, and Capture Near Long Island, New York; with Biographical Sketches of Each of the Surviving Africans; Also, an Account of the Trials Had on Their Case, Before the District and Circuit Courts of the United States, for the District of Connecticut
E.L. & J.W. Barber, 1840 - 32 pàgines
An account from 1840 of the Amistad captives and their struggle for freedom. This account includes interesting descriptions of the men on the ship, with Cinque described in the most detail; even a phrenological assessment of his head is included. Phrenologists believed that a person's character could be determined by studying their skull.
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