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Collection Reference Number GLC07910
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1816 
Title Affidavit by William Ellery
Date 10 February 1816
Author Ellery, William (1727-1820)  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Benjamin Headwine swears that he believes the Spanish ship Cleopatra "is intended for the slave trade."
Subjects American Statesmen  Maritime  Slavery  Slave Trade  Foreign Affairs  African American History  Law  Global History and Civics  
People Ellery, William (1727-1820)  Headwine, Benjamin (fl. 1816)  
Place written Newport, [?]
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Merchants & Commerce; Naval & Maritime; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859