"Experiences of a 'Blackbirder' Among the Gilbert Islands" - Arthur Inkersly and W.H. Brommage - Overland Monthly
W. H. Brommage
W.H. Brommage's tales about being a "blackbirder" on a slave ship.
"A Brig with 300 Gilbert Islanders in her hold near San Francisco"
The Tahiti, a blackbirding vessel carrying nearly 300 Pacific Island laborers, docked in a San Francisco-area bay attracting much attention to the question of whether or not such laborers were virtually slaves.