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Col. Stanton Pendleton, at whose house I stop, is the jailer, and is kind and attentive to the prisoners.
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I arrived here last Friday evening, with three men who are natives of Africa... to act as interpreters in conversing with Joseph Cinquez and his comrades.
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I blush to tell you that the U. S. District Attorney appeared as counsel for the Spanish minister by order of this government!!
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I distributed some religious tracts, in the morning, to the convicts, and attempted to instruct the African prisoners, especially the children.
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If any fall by the hand of violence, others will continue the blessed work.
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If you wish to draw off the people from a bad or wicked custom, you must beat up for a march; you must make an excitement, do something that everybody will notice.
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Indeed, the whole company, although thin in flesh, and generally of slight forms, and limbs, especially, are as good looking and intelligent a body of men as we usually meet with.
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Most of the prisoners told the interpreter that they are from Mandingo.
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One of the men attached to the prison was the occasion of great amusement on the part of the prisoners, as well as the spectators, by taking a large lump of ice to show these strangers from the tropics.
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The action of this government is decidedly against these Africans and they will send them to Cuba if they dare.
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The African prisoners are orderly and peaceable among themselves.
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The Anti-Slavery public have generously responded to our appeal, and sent the means to enable us to fit them out well, to pay their passages, supply them with many useful articles and give the Missionaries money to sustain themselves for a while.
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The curiosity to see the prisoners appears to be unabated.
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The district of Mandingo, in the Senegambia country, is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and is directly north of Liberia.
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The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill-fated Africa.
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The one at the Tabernacle on Wednesday, we regarded as a consuming fire to prejudice.
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The prisoners eyed the clothes some time, and laughed a good deal among themselves before they put them on.
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There is too much theology in the Church now, and too little of the Gospel.
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These meetings all have excited great attention, and have been of an exceedingly interesting character.
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They are entitled to their freedom here.
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They have a fine breeze and are now we hope, well on their way.
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They said their sufferings were great on the passage, and several of their number had died.
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Two or three of the men, besides one of the little girls, are natives of Congo, which is on the coast just south of the equator.
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We do not believe that any went away with the same views, and the same feelings in relation to any one in whose veins courses African blood.
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We endeavored to impress upon their minds, in the first place, that we were their friends, and that they must speak the truth.
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We found Cinquez stretched upon his bedding on the floor, wholly unclothed, with a single blanket partly wrapped around him.
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We will persevere, come life or death.
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Yesterday we had Ruiz and Montez, the two Spaniards of the Amistad arrested, and not choosing to give bail they are now in prison.
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You may imagine the joy manifested by these poor Africans, when they heard one of their own color address them in a friendly manner, and in a language they could comprehend!
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