[Slave Trade]. Slave Trade. No. 1 (1887). Correspondence relative to the Slave Trade: 1886. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. August 1887. [C.-5111].

London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1887.

Folio. VI, 193, (1) pp. Top edge gilt. Sewn, with remains of former spine.


Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including material on operations conducted off the north-east coast of Oman, correspondence with the Political Resident in the Arabian Gulf, an account of the reception of fugitive slaves at Bushire, etc. Relevant correspondence is to be found under the headings: "Africa (East Coast) and Arabia" (pp. 1-33); "Egypt" (pp. 57-88; includes some information on the trade in the Red Sea); & "Zanzibar" (pp. 134-193). A good copy.


Bennett 513.

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