Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 46

Price Realized: $ 438
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. A View of the Present State of the African Slave Trade, Published by Direction of . . . the Religious Society of Friends. 69 pages. 8vo, original drab blue-gray wrappers; all edges untrimmed; occasional foxing, paper evenly toned; some light wear. Philadelphia, 1824

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A report on the African slave trade, following the ban of 1807. While the British, with some American help, patrolled the West Coast of Africa to intercept slave ships, there was still much money to be made in supplying Brazil and the Spanish colonies in the West Indies .