A Digital History of the Suppression of the Slave Trade
April 22, 2017
View of the Port of Havana, Cuba, 1859
The port of Havana was the largest in Cuba. During the course of the 19th century British naval vessels often brough captured slavers to Cuba. Havana was the site of the largest mixed commission court.
The Illustrated London News, 19 March 1859. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries.