An Address, to the Inhabitants in General of Great Britain, and Ireland: Relating to a Few of the Consequences which Must Naturally Result from the Abolition of the Slave Trade

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Mrs. Egerton Smith and sold by her [and 2 others], 1788 - Slave-trade - 32 pages
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Page 31 - African trade has been of great advantage to fociety in general, and to this country in particular; that it is the connecting medium of all the foreign trade of Europe, which, if taken away, would unhinge the whole, and that it has been the greateft, fource of improvement in all our European arts and ma*.
Page 9 - Mortality, let us firft confider, if, at the prefent. period, this tratje is lawful according to the different ftates of nations over the face of the earth...
Page 31 - ... every branch of commerce throughout Great Britain and Ireland ; and that the abolition of it would overturn our refources as a trading nation, and entirely ruin our naval powers, which form a bulwark to the whole.
Page 9 - Indies ? and thirdly whether or not it is of ufe to fociety in general, and...
Page 31 - ... have been better protected, and have enjoyed more freedom and greater happinefs than...

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