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Title: British documents on slave holding and the slave trade, 1788-1793.MENU
Publisher: [various publishers], 1789-1793.
Description: 5 v.
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Volume 1 contains: Copies of several acts for the regulation of slaves pased in the West India Islands (1789) ; An account of the number of vessels, their tonnage, and number of men, that have arrived from Africa in the British West India Islands, between the 5th day of January 1789 and the 5th of January 1792 (1792) ; An account of the number of ships and vessels that arrived in the British West India Islands from the coast of Africa, in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, distinguishing the name of each vessel, the date of her entry, the number of her men, including officers, the amount of her tonnage, and the date and place of her registry (1789) ; An account of the number of ships and vessels that cleared from the ports of Liverpool and Bristol to the coast of Africa, in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, distinguishing the name of each vessel, the date of her clearance, the number of her men, including officers, her tonnage, and the date and place of her register (1789) ; An account of the number of troops sent to the West Indies from the year 1775 to the year 1782, inclusive, distinguishing the number originally put on board the transports, and the number landed in the West Indies (1789) ; An account of the number of negroes imported into and exported from the island of Jamaica, also, an account of the number annually retained in the island, as far back as the same can be made up (1789) ; An account of the number of ships and vessels, with their tonnage, entered inwards and cleared outwards in the British sugar colonies for the year ending 5th January 1788 (1789) ; An account of all sums of money granted for the maintenance, cloathing, and carrying the free negroes from hence to Africa (1789) ; An account of the number of negroes collected, and of those who actually embarked for Africa (1789) ; A copy of the returns from Africa of the number of negroes now remaining on that establishment (1789) ; An account of the number of ships and vessels that cleared from teh ports of Liverpool, Lancaster, Bristol, Glasgow, and Greenock, to the British West India Islands, in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, distinguishing the name of each vessel, the date of her clearance, the number of her men, including officers, the amount of her tonnage, and the date and place of her regsitry (1789) ; an account of the number of ships and vessels that arrived in the ports of Liverpool, Lancaster, Bristol, Glasgow, and Greenock, from the British West India Islands, in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, distinguishing the name of each vessel, the date of her entry, the number of her men, including officers, the amount of her tonnage, and the date and place of her registry (1789) ; An account of the number of ships and vessels that cleared from the port of London to the East Indies in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, distinguishing the name of each vessel, the date of her clearing, the number of her men, including officers, the amount of her tonnage, and the date and place of her registry (1789) ; An account of the number of ships and vessels that arrived in the port of London from the East Indies in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, distinguishing the name of each vessel, the date of her entry, the number of her men (including officers), the amount of her tonnage, and the date and place of her registry (1789) ; An account of the quantity of grain, beef, pork, fish, and other articles of provisions, imported into the British West India Islands, in the years 1785, 1786, and 1787, distinguishing each year, and each species of provisions, and the particular island into which imported (1789) ; Extracts of such journals of the surgeons employed in ships trading to the coast of Africa since the 1st of August 1788 as have been transmitted to the Cusom House in London, and which relate to the state of the slaves during the time they were on board the ships (1789) ; Extracts of such parts of the journals of surgeons employed in the ships trading to Africa since the 1st August 1788, as relate to the state of the crew during the voyage (1789) ; An account of the number of ships, with their tonnage, which cleared out from Great Britain to Africa, in 1788 and 1789, together with the total exports to Africa in each of those years, distinguishing the ports which they sailed from, and the value of the British, India, and foreign goods so exported (1790) ; An account of the number of ships with their tonnage which have entered, in the years 1787 and 1788, in the several British West India Islands from Africa, with the number of negroes which were imported on board the same in each year, and also the negroes imported from other countries, together with the number of negroes which were exported, distinguishing each island (1790) ; An account of the number of ships, with their tonnage, which cleared outwards from Great Britain to the British West India Islands, in the years 1788 and 1789, distinguishing each, together with the total value of exports from Great Britain to the British West Indies, distinguishing the amount of British, India, and foreign goods (1790) ; An account of the number of ships and their tonnage which entered in the ports of Great Britain from the British West India Islands in the years 1788 and 1789, distinguishing each, and the value of imports from the said islands to Great Britain, with the amount of the duties of customs and excise thereon, distinguishing each (1790) ; An account of the number of ships, with their tonnage, which have been employed in the trade between the British islands in the West Indies and the British colonies in North America, including Newfoundland, in the year 1788, specifying the articles imported from the British islands in the West Indies to the British colonies in North America and Newfoundland, and the quantity of fish exported to the British West India Islands from Newfoundland (1790) ; Papers respecting the free negroes sent to Africa (1789) ; Barbadoes : report of a committee of the General Assembly upon the several heads of enquiry, &c. relative to the slave trade (1790) ; Letter from Mr. Burges to Mr. Fawkener, transmitting copy of a Portuguese law with its translation, and extract of a letter from Mr. Baldwin inclosing a memorial relative to the slave trade (1790) ; Translation of a law of the year 1684 which regards the proportion of tonnage, and the treatment of negro slaves on board the Portuguese ships (1790) ; Extract of a letter from Consul General Baldwin to the Duke of Leeds, dated Alexandria, 21 June 1789 (1790) ; Memorial received from Mr. Baldwin relative to the slave trade, &c. carried on in Egypt (1790) ; Papers received since the date of the report of the Committee for Trade, on the subject of the trade to Africa, and particularly the trade in slaves (1789).

Volume 2 contains: Report of the Lords of the Committee of Council appointed for the consideration of all matters relating to trade and foreign plantations, submitting to His Majesty’s consideration the evidence and information they have collected in consequence of His Majesty’s order in council, dated the 11th of February 1788, concerning the present state of the trade to Africa, and particularly the trade in slaves, and concerning the effects and consequences of this trade, as well in Africa and the West Indies, as to the general commerce of this Kingdom (1789).

Volume 3 contains: Minutes of the evidence taken before a Committee of the House of Commons, being a commitee of the whole house, to whom it was referred to consider of the circumstances of the slave trade

Volume 4 contains: Minutes of the evidence taken before a Committee of the House of Commons, being a select commitee, Appointed on the 23d Day of April 1790.

Volume 5 contains: Minutes of the evidence taken at the Bar of the House of Lords.


Location: .Main 3rd floor Hargrett Rare Books

Call Number: HT857.A1

Link Resource: http://purl.galileo.usg.edu/ugafax/HT857xA1

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