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Collection Reference Number GLC05675
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1854 
Title Africa and the American Flag. By Commander Andrew H. Foote. U.S. Navy, Lieutenant commanding U.S. Brig. Perry on the Coast of Africa, A.D. 1850-1851
Date 1854
Author Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull) (1806-1863)  
Additional authors Semmes, Raphael (1809-1877)
Document Type Book
Content Description Signed by Rear Admiral Semmes on the inner front cover. 390 pages of text followed by 18 pages of advertisements. Includes lithographs as illustration. Published by D. Appleton & Co. Discusses Western European and American interests in the African coast.
Subjects African American History  Navy  Africa  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Slave Trade  
People Semmes, Raphael (1809-1877)  Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull) (1806-1863)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Foreign Affairs; Naval & Maritime; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Foote, an abolitionist, served as an admiral in the United States Navy during the Civil War. Before the war, he commanded the USS Perry, and was active in suppressing the slave trade off of the American Coast.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859