Slave Trade

Slave Trade

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...books kept at the Custom House, and found that the said two slaves had really been admitted into the said island of Mauritius as aforesaid, and that the said Antoine Maurel had, by means of a false and fraudulent return and entry by him made in the registry of slaves, kept and held in slavery the said two slaves so unlawfully imported as aforesaid; and this deponent further saith, that he seized the said two slaves brought last from the Seychelles, on board La Jeune Antoinette, as having been unlawfully carried away and removed from Africa, and imported into the said island of Mauritius. And this deponent further saith, that in the said month of December in the year last aforesaid, one other slave, calling himself Pidami Gabriel, arrived at the said island of Mauritius, from the said island of Mahe, on board a certain ship called La Jeune Laure, the said last-mentioned slave purporting to have been shipped at the said island of Mahe by Julien Langlois, and registered in the Slave Registration Office by one Francois Dantin; that on the arrival of the said last-mentioned slave at the said iland of Mauritius, he this deponent was informed by the Registrar of Slaves, that the said Francois Dantin had, in his Triennial Return in the year 1819, declared the slave named Pidami Gabriel dead, as by the permit and certificate hereunto annexed, marked E. and F., doth more fully appear. And this deponent further saith, that in consequence of such information he seized the said lastmentioned slave as having been unlawfully carried away and removed from Africa, and imported into the said island of Mauritius. And this deponent further saith, that the papers and certificates which were delived at the Seychelles for two slaves, named Mars Jubin and...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598709
  • 9781236598707