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Borne with the Fourth of July: Bristol carries on a rich tradition
The Providence Journal - Providence, R.I.
Subjects: Shipments
Author: Anonymous
Date: Jul 3, 2008
Start Page: B.1
Section: Local News
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Inheriting the Trade, a recently published book, covers much the same territory, describing the role in the notorious trade played by the DeWolf family, pillars of the Bristol community who rode the slave trade to become one of the richest families in the nation in the early 19th century. Reminders of the trade in human flesh are everywhere in Bristol, from Linden Place -- built by the DeWolfs in 1810 with the proceeds of slave dealing -- to the DeWolf Tavern, a waterfront restaurant built in the old warehouse district where the rum was distilled.

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