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In the News: Logging Misery and Death Aboard Connecticut Slave Ships

In this article, the contents of Dudley Saltonstall's logbooks give insight into Connecticut's role in the transatlantic slave trade during the 18th century. The logbook has accounts of disease from slaves coming to America from Africa, Saltonstall's involvement in the Revolutionary War as a first Captain of the Continental Navy, and John Easton's trade for slaves in Africa.

Posted by Megan Coffin