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Catalog Number 2012.106.14
Object Name Book
Title Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader.
Author Soodalter, Ron
Summary Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader. Book about the life of Nathaniel Gordon, the only man in U.S. history to be executed for slave trading. Gordon was executed by hanging in February 1862 at the Tombs, a prison in New York City.
Published Date 2006
Publisher Atria Books
Published Place New York, N.Y
Subjects Slave trade
Trials
People Gordon, Nathaniel (Captain)
Inman, William (Commodore)