Coffle of Enslaved, Washington, D.C., 1840s

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Slavery and the slave trade at the nation's capital (New York,1846). (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

The title page of an abolitionist tract which stresses "that [a] slave coffle marching by the capital is not fancy, but a fact not unfrequently occurring"; the tract cites a few eyewitness descriptions.