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James Covey the Mende Interpreter

As noted in the book which tells the story of the Amistad captives - compiled by John W. Barber and published by himself and E.L. Barber in 1840 - James Covey was the interpreter for the captives who spoke Mende.

This image depicts the Preface page of A History of the Amistad Captives:  Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanish Schooner Amistad.

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Image depicts the Preface page from A History of the Amistad Captives:  Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanish Schooner Amistad, Compiled by John W. Barber. It was published, in 1840, by E.L and J.W. Barber (in New Haven, Connecticut).  

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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