The Exiles of Florida
Death of Waxe hadjo
THE EXILES OF FLORIDA:
OR, THE CRIMES COMMITTED BY OUR GOVERNMENT AGAINST
THE MAROONS, WHO FLED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA AND OTHER
SLAVE STATES, SEEKING PROTECTION UNDER SPANISH LAWS.
BY J O S H U A R. G I D D I N G S.
“I, as commander of the army, pledged the national faith that they
should remain under the protection of the United States.”
C O L U M B U S, O H I O: PUBLISHED BY FOLLETT, FOSTER AND
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858. BY FOLLETT, FOSTER &
CO., In the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern
District of Ohio.
TO M Y C O N S T I T U E N T S, THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE SO LONG
HONORED ME WITH THEIR CONFIDENCE, THIS WORK IS
RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED. J. R. GIDDINGS.
DISCARDING that code of morals which teaches the suppression of truth, for