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[Letter from Willard Briggs]
Series V: Correspondence, 1766-1895
Briggs, WillardHannah (Brig : 1789)
New-York Historical Society
Letter requesting insurance for the Brig Hannah, embarking on a voyage to Africa, the West Indies, and back to Rhode Island against 'the dangers of the sea, insurrections of the slaves, and a war against all or every nation, pirates plunders, etc.' Signed Willard Briggs of Newport, November 1793.
Slave trade--Rhode Island
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