I found him sitting in his baloon, surrounded by several slatees who proposed to join the coffle.
He was not only walking by the Broadway coffle, he was creeping by.
Her load was taken from her and given to another slave, and she was ordered to keep in the front of the coffle.
The overseer had bought some slaves at Selma, from a drove or coffle passing through the place.
One of the slaves, it seems, had hurt his foot, and the night being very dark they soon lost sight of the coffle.
Of course they are closer or wider apart in the coffle, according to the number to be coffled, and to the length of the chain.
He was collecting a coffle of slaves, with a view to sell them to the Europeans on the Gambia as soon as the rains should be over.