The Slave Colonies of Great Britain, Or, a Picture of Negro Slavers Drawn by the Colonists Themselves; Being an Abstract of the Various Papers Recently Laid Before Parliament on That Subject ...

The Slave Colonies of Great Britain, Or, a Picture of Negro Slavers Drawn by the Colonists Themselves; Being an Abstract of the Various Papers Recently Laid Before Parliament on That Subject ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...weeks before Christmas, and a keg of powder only one week before Christinas; while Mack is made to testily that they were brought to Balcarras eight we.: k$ before Christmas. The whole of the trial, extracted verbatim from the Jamaica Courant, and exhibiting these decisive proofs of perjury, may be seen in the John Bull of the 13th June 1825. Immediately after the trial of Chance, which took place on the 1st of Juno, and to which we have adverted above (p. 77), Corberand.was placed in close confinement in the gaol of Kingston. He escaped from his confinement, hut, after some time, was retakeu and placed iu one of the condemned cells. The Jamaica Courant, of the 6th June 1821, makes the following observations on the escape of this witness for the crown: --Jean Baptiste Corberand has effected his escape from the gaol of the city. The danger and impolicy of this man being abroad must strike every one. He has as pretty a notion of treason as any Jack Cade we ever One other conspiracy remains to be considered, that of Hanover; and we must do the gentlemen of Hanover the justice to say, that it is the only affair which wears the very slightest semblance of a conspiracy. There, we have at least some overt acts of violence--something which, to a certain extent, might j ustify alarm, and punishment too. heard of, and may, if be is inclined, stir np the present tranqnil passions of ignorant Negroes to those acts which, on his evidence on the last slave court, he evinced having well studied and matured. We never witnessed a fellow more undaunted before a tribunal of justice, or more at home, on his being discovered in occasionally tripping in the continuity of his story. It is hoped every exertion will be resorted to in order to recover this.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739981
  • 9781236739988