new account of some parts of Guinea and the slave-trade. by William Snelgrave

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Published by F. Cass in [London] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Guinea,
  • Africa, West

Subjects:

  • Slave-trade -- Africa, West -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Guinea -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

Edition Notes

Originally published 1734.

Book details

GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesCass library of African studies. Slavery series,, no. 11
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT477 .S67 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4770733M
ISBN 100714618985
LC Control Number78171815

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Sources. Law, Robin. "A Neglected Account of the Dahomian Conquest of Whydah (): The 'Relation de la Guerre de Juda of the Sieur Ringard of Nantes" in History of Africa, 15 (), p.

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Olaudah Equiano was a British citizen and former slave who, in the s, became a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. His autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, was first published in London in and went through nine editions in the next five contributed significantly to turning British public.

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From William Snelgrave, A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea, and the Slave Trade. London,pp. I come now to give an Account of the Mutinies that have happened on board the Ships where I. ] Another source reports that Cocklyn was hanged for piracy.

See also. Paulsgrave Williams - Former pirate captain, later Levasseur's quartermaster; he had earlier sailed with Samuel Bellamy, who had also sailed with Levasseur in early Further reading. Snelgrave, William. "A new account of some parts of Guinea, and the slave-trade.

Analysis Of A New Account Of Some Parts Of Guinea And The Slave Trade European Civilization Essay words - 4 pages Beginning in the mid-fifteenth century, mass numbers of Portuguese ships sailed southward along the West African coast, bringing back slaves and gold.

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The manner how the Negroes become Slaves. The Numbers of them yearly exported from Guinea to America. The Lawfulness of that Trade. Mutinies among them on board the Ships where the Author has been, &c. Extract from William Snelgrave's 'A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea, and the Slave Trade.' Snelgrave was a British sea captain in the 18th century and wrote of his experiences as a slave trader on the coast of Guinea.

4 For some of the many references to the laws of war in the works of British trad-ers and planters, see A Letter from a Merchant at Jamaica to a Member of Parliament in London, Touching the African Trade (London, ), 12; William Snelgrave, A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea, And the Slave-Trade (London, ; [Edward ).

Venture Smith, account of capture in Guinea, ca. ; from Bruce Dorsey, Swarthmore College The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, in In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience, from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (New York Public Library) Primary resources related to the transatlantic slave trade, mid s, in Slavery and Freedom in American History and Memory.

Snelgrave, William, A New Account of some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade (London; James, John, & Paul Knapton, ). Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, At a Committee of the Society, Instituted for the Purpose of Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade [London, ].

His account of this event, which he learned of second hand, has been the main source of many modern historians. In he published A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade.

He was not critical of the slave trade like other traders became and dedicated his book to the European merchants of West Africa. References. 29 Snelgrave, William, A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave Trade (London, ; reprinted ), 2.

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William Snelgrave, A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea and the Slave Trade. London, 18 3 Molefi Kete Asante, ‘African Elements in African-American English’, Africanisms in American Culture,ed. Joseph Holloway. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 4 Frontispiece, Phillis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects.

William Snelgrave, A New Account of some Parts of Guinea and the Slave-Trade, London,p. 2.] {p. 31} the Whidaws, called Sabee, the residence of their King.

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