in chains large numbers of the unfortunate blacks.
The ship Francis, Brown, which sailed hence a few weeks since, transported seventy-five. This vessel hails from my native place (Newburyport, Mass.), and belongs to Francis Todd.—So much for New England principle!— Next week I shall allude more particularly to this damning affair.
Following this was an account of another ship, not Todd's, which had just sailed for New Orleans with 115 slaves.
The next week, true to his promise, he return is a rare instance of domestic piracy, or because the case was attended with extraordinary circumstances; for the horrible traffic is briskly carried on, and the transportation was effected in the ordinary manner.
I merely wish to illustrate New England humanity and morality.
I am resolved to cover with thick infamy all who were concerned in this nefarious business.
I have stated that the ship Francis hails from my native place, Newburyport, (Massachusetts,) is commanded by a Yankee capta