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Ship's Log, American Slaver, 18th Century

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2256
Lot:
176
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$3,525$3,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Ship's Log, American Slaver, 18th Century, Manuscript log, from December 1784 through June 1787, for the ship's Louis, Louisa Ware, Betsey Ware and Calsey, all bound from Newport, Rhode Island to Africa and the West Indies, the so-called Triangle Trade incorporating a bartering system for slaves, rum, and molasses, sixty-eight pages, folio, (incomplete, tears and edge wear).
Estimate $1,400-1,800

Keywords

Louisa Ware, Rhode Island, West Indies, Indies, Betsey Ware, Calsey, Louis, Ethics, Newport, Rhode Island, Rum, Slavery, Sugar

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