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Bill of lading for beads

Bill of lading for beads


Bill of lading for beads, shipped by Noblett Ruddock on the ship the Fierce Gally from Bristol to Africa, 1720. Ruddock was a merchant of Bristol with many trading interests. He invested in the trading of slaves and dealt in slave-produced goods such as sugar and tobacco.

A bill of lading is an official record of goods being carried on a ship.

Date: 1720

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

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