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The life and times of a slave trade captain

Author: Hugh Crow; John Pinfold
Publisher: Oxford : The Bodleian Library : [distributor] Turpin Distribution Services Ltd, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Hugh Crow was the captain of a slave-trading vessel which made one of the last legal journeys across the Atlantic with its 'human cargo'. Here, he depicts himself as an enlightened practitioner of the trade, paying attention to the welfare of his 'negroes', which he equates with financial success in his business.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Crow; John Pinfold
ISBN: 9781851243211 1851243216
OCLC Number: 852014998
Notes: Facsi of the 1830 edition with a new introduction.
Target Audience: Professional & Vocational.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 23 x 16 x 2 cm
Contents: Introduction Chapter IAuthor's early predilection for a seafaring life... Chapter IIVoyage to Kingston...Chapter IIIAuthor's prejudices against the African trade...Chapter IVAuthor captured by a French ship, and carried to L'Orient...Chapter VAuthor meets his brother... Chapter VIVoyage to Bonny in 1801...Chapter VIIAuthor practises the men at the guns on board the Mary...Chapter IXHandsome letter to the author from the underwriters... Chapter XReflections on African discoveries...
Other Titles: Memoirs of the late Captain Hugh Crow of Liverpool
Responsibility: Introduction by John Pinfold.

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Hugh Crow was the captain of a slave-trading vessel which made one of the last legal journeys across the Atlantic with its 'human cargo'. This is a highly engaging, rare, first-hand account written  Read more...

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