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Amistad Captives to John Quincy Adams (page 1)

Kali, Kinna, and Foole

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center

This letter of thanks was authored by three of the Amistad Captives – Kali, Kinna, and Foole – and signed by six others, including rebellion leader Cinque. Note that at the time these letters were written, the Amistad captives had been learning English for less than two years.

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  • Title: Amistad Captives to John Quincy Adams (page 1)
  • Creator: Kali, Kinna, Foole
  • Subject Keywords: Amistad (Schooner), Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century.
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work, preferably with URL.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Extent: 2 p.
  • Date: 1841-05-05
  • Collection: American Missionary Association Archives

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