1st Edition

The British Transatlantic Slave Trade Vol 2

    Contains primary texts relating to the British slave trade in the 17th and 18th century. The first volume contains two 18th-century texts covering the slave trade in Africa. Volume two focuses on the work of the Royal African company, and volumes three and four focus on the abolitionists' struggle.

    Volume 2: The Royal African Company Certain Considerations relating to the Royal African Company of England ... (1680); A True State of the present difference between the Royal African Company and the Separate Traders ... written by a true lover of his country (1710); The Case of the Royal African Company of England (1730); Charles Hayes, The importance of effectually supporting the Royal African Company of England, impartially consider'd ... (1744); Malachy Postlethwayt, The African Trade, the Great Pillar and Support of the British Plantation Trade in North America (1745); Malachy Postlethwayt, The National and Private Advantages of the African Trade Considered (1746)