British Navy operations near Jeddah

[Slave Trade]. Slave Trade. No. 1 (1888). Correspondence relative to the Slave Trade: 1887. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. June 1888. [C.-5428].

London, printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1888.

Folio. X, 233, (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 British Navy operations off the coast of Oman and concerning the Hejaz, Jeddah, and the Red Sea, frequently in connection with returning Hajj pilgrims. Relevant correspondence is to be found under the headings "Africa (East Coast) and Arabia" (pp. 16-98); "Egypt" (pp. 107-139; includes much on the trade in the Red Sea region); & "Turkey" (pp. 178-231).

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