[Slave Trade]. Class B. East Coast of Africa. Correspondence respecting the Slave Trade and other matters. From January 1 to December 31, 1871. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1872. [C.-657].

London, Harrison and Sons, 1872.

Folio. V, (1), 86 pp. Top edge gilt. Sewn, with remains of spine.


Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade, including material on slavery in Zanzibar, Yemen and Oman "carried on by and for the northern Arabs" (p. 37). The relevant sections are: firstly, under the heading "Correspondence with British Representatives and Agents abroad", "France" (pp. 1-5), "Zanzibar" (pp. 7-70); and secondly, under the heading "Reports from Naval Officers.

East Coast of Africa Station" (pp. 71-86).

Removed from the Public Record Office with their stamp. A good copy.


Bennett 493.

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