Chubby chasers liberty missouri

02-Jul-2017 02:03

Authentic slave ball manufactured mid to late 1600s (above, left), with unique handle (approx.50 lb.), -- used on the known London-based slave ship, Henrietta Marie, the oldest identifiable slave ship wreck in the world (July 1700); featured in National Geographic's (August, 2002) -- for "trouble-makers", #3 written on it.

The ship then headed for Jamaica, where the captain sold the cargo of Africans.

In 1822 the family moved to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, to find a better racial climate, and at the age of 19 Martin attended an African American school in Pittsburgh.

He married Kate Richards there in 1843; they had 11 children.

When Delany returned to the United States, however, the Civil War was in progress and prospects of freedom for African Americans were brighter.

President Abraham Lincoln appointed him as a major in the infantry in charge of recruiting all-African American Union units.

The ship then headed for Jamaica, where the captain sold the cargo of Africans.

In 1822 the family moved to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, to find a better racial climate, and at the age of 19 Martin attended an African American school in Pittsburgh.

He married Kate Richards there in 1843; they had 11 children.

When Delany returned to the United States, however, the Civil War was in progress and prospects of freedom for African Americans were brighter.

President Abraham Lincoln appointed him as a major in the infantry in charge of recruiting all-African American Union units.

(7 x 12), some toning and signs of wear, heavy horizontal crease fold with a small tear in the center, otherwise Good condition. This government was designed to be temporary, but was in place until June 2, 1784, when another constitution was adopted.