- Denmark,1767–1822, black freedman, born probably on St. Thomas, Danish West Indies: hanged as alleged leader of a slave insurrection, in Charleston, S.C.
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Vesey is better, but has no chance of going on with his office.
Vesey Fitzgerald is better, but will hardly be able to do any business.
They were not so wild as Captain Vesey had reported them to be on the passage from Burlington.
"I heard Captain Vesey say that she drew six feet when she had her coal in," replied Thad.
They are backing her now, and there is Captain Vesey at work with a pole.