Slavery in the island of Cuba: with remarks on the statements of the British press relative to the slave trade

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C. Wood, 1853 - Slave trade - 139 pages
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Page 55 - Whereas Messrs. Hyde, Hodge & Co., of London, contractors with her Britannic Majesty's government to furnish laborers from the African coast for the West Indies, have sent some of their ships to the coast of the republic, offering an advance of ten dollars for every person who may be induced to emigrate ; and whereas the extinction of the slavetrade has left large numbers of predial and other laborers in the possession of the chiefs and principal men of the country, while the offer of ten dollars...
Page 6 - Pizarro, contrariando los intereses j la voluntad nacional, la firma del tratado de 1817, en el que quedó prohibido el tráfico negrero...

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