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; ...
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The Lords of the Committee of Council = Board of Trade.
Issued as a Parliamentary paper.
Contents: Preface; I. 'View of the evidence that the committee has obtained of the present state of those parts of Africa from whence slaves have been exported, ..'; II. 'View of evidence concerning the manner of carrying slaves to the West Indies, ..'; III. 'Treatment of slaves in the West Indies, ..'; IV. 'The several accounts which have been called for, in order to shew the extent of the trade in all its branches, and the number of white people and slaves in each of the islands of the West Indies, ..';.
V. 'The advantages which the French West India islands are supposed, at present, to enjoy over the British islands, and the reasons on which these superior advantages are founded'; VI. 'View of the information that has been obtained concerning the extent of the trade of other European nations to Africa, and the manner in which the same is carried on, and concerning the treatment of slaves ..'; 'Appendix'.
Physical description: 8 parts,plate,tables : map ; 2⁰.
Citations/References: Lambert, 4132
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