AFRICA and THE SLAVE TRADE. "Draft of Agreement proposed to be entered into with African Chiefs", [c.1838]
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AFRICA and THE SLAVE TRADE. "Draft of Agreement proposed to be entered into with African Chiefs", [c.1838]
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AFRICA and THE SLAVE TRADE
"Draft of Agreement proposed to be entered into with African Chiefs", with the name of the corresponding nation left blank, opening: "Object/ There shall be Peace and Friendship between the people of England and the people of........and the Slave Trade shall be put down for ever in........., and the people of........shall Trade together innocently, justly, kindly, and usefully: and A and B do make the following agreement for these purposes...", with reference in the text to the Queen of England, 7 pages, folio, pink ties, watermarked with crowned Britannia and dated 1837, torn and split where folded, folio, [c.1838]
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