transfer of slaves between Baltimore and New Orleans, in a ship belonging to Francis Todd, of Newburyport, he is indicted for libel by the Grand Jury,
American slavery, according to John Wesley, whence 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 alludn this nefarious business.
I have stated that the ship Francis hails from my native place, Newburyport, (Massachusetts,) is commanded by a Yankee captain, and owned by a townsman named Francis Todat God and good men regard it with abhorrence.
I recollect that it was always a mystery in Newburyport how Mr. Todd contrived to make profitable voyages to New Orleans and other places, when otherent:
A suit has been commenced against the Editors of this paper, by Mr. Francis Todd, of Newburyport, (Mass.,) for an alleged libel published in our Black List Department of Nov. 20, 1829.
s labors on behalf of the slave.
Walker did not long survive the third edition of his pamphlet, dying on June 28, 1830— some thought by foul play, as a price was set upon his head at the South; but this surmise was incorrect.
His noble intensity, pride, disgust, flerceness, his eloquence and his general intellectual ability, have not been commemorated as they deserve.
(See May's Recollections, p. 133, and Lib., 1.17.) He is a unique figure in the anti-slavery movement.
The late Rev. Henry Highland Garnet reprinted the Appeal in 1858, but this edition has become as scarce as the original.
A copy of the third edition is in the May Collection at Cornell University, inscribed Rev. Samuel J. May, from his friend and admirer, Wm. Lloyd Garrison.
Mr. Garrison was never acquainted with Walker. who printed and circulated it among people of his color as widely as his means would permit.
It seems singular that a production so original, able, and important, coming from such a source, shoul