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Africans on the slave deck of the Bark Wildfire and brought to Key West by the U.S. Navy 1860.From Harper's Weekly of June 2, 1860 from the Monroe County Library Collection.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

1856: William Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose at 4 a.m. and went to the market then walked to the Salt Ponds, returned home and bathed. At 7:30 a.m., barometer 29.50, thermometer 80.5, wind southeast 3, clouds and haze. Preparing authorities from which to draw exceptions in the case of Ogden et als vs. D. Davis et als. Afte...

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