Last Slaver Dead

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Last Slaver Dead - I i I I I I I I I I 1 I I I TilE LAST ° SLAVER...
I i I I I I I I I I 1 I I I TilE LAST ° SLAVER DEAD OAPT FOSTER THE MAN JUST DEAD AT MOBILE Says a Mobile Ala dispatch Cap laiD William Foster commander of the laat American slave vesael to make the perilous Toyige to South Afrlri baa jnat died at hla home near 11 city Capt f cater waa the commander of the slave ship Clotilda that brought the tail cargo of slaves to the United Blat The trip wai made only after many thrilling icenei equlrlng week of aklllfal maneuvering and danger opi exploit Jnat after the north and south engaged u > the bloody war CapL Footer built tne Clotilda and announced that he would make n trip Guinea deiplto the to the Onlf of fact that the United States war Yes asia had burned and sunk the iblp of many who tried the T01agoI IU WM warned repeatedly Of IheI danger attached to inch an pndertak tog bpcouae of the boattllty then prerilllna agalnit prtber slave trail log to the United States Hut be equipped his ship and sailed away lie reached the African coaat after going poj ft his way many times I and remained along f he eoaat for a month He auceeedeil In getting coo I huilircd negroei on board before he MfltWt b1 the watchfolncai of I the Uulted Statm war ahipi Ho was puraued but easily ontdlatanced bit pnranen and two montbi later ar rived In Mobile lay with hla unman cargoA atramboat met the alave ship dur loll the nlghf and the negroes were transferred In order to avolt the cna torn bouao ofllclala Capt Feeler let his rcaael on fire I and pauotl through Mobile without being detected The government an thorltlei hunted for him fur months but he eluded them until tho close of tile war wken he retired front the sea

Clipped from The Paducah Sun-Democrat14 Feb 1901, ThuPage 3

The Paducah Sun-Democrat (Paducah, Kentucky)14 Feb 1901, ThuPage 3
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