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James DeWolf
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- DB Johnson
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
 

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Dec. 21, 2013
 
AMEN, Yankee Slavery. Slavery in the North. Look it up.In 1791, DeWolf was indicted for murder by a Newport, Rhode Island grand jury. He was alleged to have had a female slave sick with typhoid fever thrown overboard while gagged and tied to a chair, this after almost his entire crew refused to participate in the murder. DeWolf heard the indictment and immediately left for the Gold Coast of Africa. Two members of the crew, one of whom had participated in the killing, stated in a 1794 deposition taken in St. Eustatius, Leeward Islands that the action was necessary in order to save those on board from the disease. DeWolf testified in St. Thomas, West Indies in 1795 with no one present to oppose his testimony, and the judge ruled in his favor. The case was dismissed, upon petition from the district attorney, as being without merit. DeWolf went on to finance another 25 slaving voyages, usually with other members of his family. His business empire included three sugar plantations in Cuba.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 26, 2013
 
James De Wolf was the most successful slave trader in the history of the United States.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 6, 2013
 
I light a candle for James De Wolf ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
 

- Darlene T.
 Added: Apr. 15, 2011
 

- grave hunter
 Added: Aug. 13, 2010
 
A monster slave trader who trafficked more than 11,000 Africans to amass the 2nd largest fortune in the U.S. at his time. His legacy is our shame
- shw
 Added: Mar. 14, 2010
 

- sierra
 Added: Jan. 9, 2010
 

- Daryl & Barbara (Biggs) Mallett
 Added: Jun. 19, 2009
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Mar. 18, 2009
 

- purple-lady
 Added: Mar. 18, 2008
 

- Renee de Wolf
 Added: Jul. 21, 2007
 
R.I.P.
- The Mystery Man
 Added: May. 3, 2007
 

- Kat
 Added: Mar. 17, 2007
 

- R. Digati
 Added: Mar. 12, 2007
 
REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Nov. 25, 2006
 
In memory.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 18, 2006
 
Happy Birthday In Heaven!

- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Mar. 18, 2006
 
Remembering you on this day. Rest in peace and God bless

- Medora
 Added: Dec. 21, 2005
 

- Wisteria
 Added: Dec. 21, 2005
 

- jimbo
 Added: Jul. 28, 2005
 

- Cath Kirby-White
 Added: Mar. 21, 2005
 
Know that you are remembered on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
- Doc
 Added: Mar. 18, 2005
 
Happy Birthday!
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Mar. 18, 2005
 
God bless you.
Rest in Peace
- Trisha W.
 Added: Dec. 21, 2004
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Jun. 16, 2004
 

- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Feb. 15, 2003
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Feb. 15, 2003
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Feb. 15, 2003
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Feb. 15, 2003
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Feb. 15, 2003
 
 

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