An act for regulating, until the first day of August 1799, the shipping and carrying of slaves in British vessels from the coast of Africa
@ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division. The New York Public Library
Great Britain. Parliament
DescriptionWoodcut headpiece (royal arms).The act regulated the number of slaves permitted on each ship. A journal had to be kept and a surgeon deployed on each voyage, among other rules. Includes also the articles of agreement of the crew regarding wages and daily victuals.
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