1st Edition

The British Transatlantic Slave Trade Vol 3

    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 3: The Abolitionist Struggle: Opponents of the Slave Trade Robert Boucher Nickolls, Letter to the Treasurer of the Society for the Purpose of Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (1787); Thomas Cooper, Letters on the Slave Trade (1787); [William Roscoe], A General View of the African Slave-Trade (1788); James Field Stanfield, Observations on a Guinea Voyage (1788); Thomas Cochrane, Answers to the Fifth Table of Queries (1789); Thomas Clarkson, The Substance of the Evidence of Sundry Persons on the Slave Trade (1789); [William Fox], An Address to the People of Great Britain, on the Utility of Refraining from West India Sugar and Rum (1791)