Slaves From Mutinous Ship Freed
The U.S. Supreme Court declares that the mutinous Africans from the slave ship Amistad are now free.
Texas Urges Citizens to Apprehend Runaway Slaves
Texas gives its citizens the right and responsibility to apprehend runaway slaves and turn them over to the law so that they may be returned to their owners or sold at auction.
Africans Revolt Aboard Creole
Africans revolt aboard the ship Creole and flee to Bahamas.