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Capture of a Slaver

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Capture of a Slaver

Between 1860 and 1861, the American Colonization Society repatriated to Liberia 4,488 Africans who had been on slave ships seized by the American forces.

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  2. Introduction
  3. National and International Campaigns
  4. The Courts of Mixed Commission
  5. The 'Liberated Africans'
  6. An "Illegal" Repression
  7. Repression of the Slave Trade in Africa
  8. The Failure of Naval Action
  9. The Suppression of the Slave Trade
  10. Bibliography

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