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Report: trade to Africa important

Report: trade to Africa important


Lords Committee of Council reports, 1789.

The Lords Committee of Council was a Parliamentary Committee.
The title of the reports reads: Report of the Lords Committee of Council appointed for the consideration of all matters concerning the present state of the Trade to Africa and particularly the Trade in Slaves …

Memorial presented by the delegates from Bristol, led by members of the Society of Merchant Venturers. They here argued that the trade to Africa was an important part of British trade and that other European nations would take it over if the British withdrew, to the damage of the British economy.

Date: 1789

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

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