Voyage of the Echo: The Trials of an Illegal Trans-Atlantic Slave Ship

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About the Project Author
John Harris is a PhD candidate in History at Johns Hopkins University, with research interests in the illegal trans-Atlantic slave trade, slavery in the Americas, and the history of the U.S. South.

Editorial Contributors
Jonathan Bryant, Georgia Southern University
Kenneth G. Kelly, University of South Carolina
Brian Luskey, West Virginia University

Description page image: Mellidon, a U.S. slave ship captured off the Angolan coast in 1854, painting by Francis Meynell, courtesy of the National Maritime Museum, London, United Kingdom.


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