[Slave Trade]. Slave Trade. No. 1 (1882). Correspondence with British representatives and agents abroad, and reports from Naval Officers and the Treasury, relative to the Slave Trade. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty. 1882. [C.-3160.].

London, Harrison and Sons, 1882.

Sm. Folio. xi, 355 pp. Sewn, with traces of spine.


Rare British parliamentary papers and correspondence with local agents and officers on the slave trade. Includes communications relevant to the slave trade on the Arabian Peninsula (e.g., "Movements of Her Majesty's ships in the Red Sea"; "Active slave trade in the Hedjaz. To call upon the Porte to put it down"; "Increase of slave trade at Jeddah. To represent it to the Porte"; "Slave trade in the Hedjaz and Yemen. Note to the Porte" and off Oman ("Detention of a dhow, and her subsequent acquittal at Muscat"; "Dhow detained off Muscat. Released in Court"), as well as much material on the murder of Captain Charles J. Brownrigg, who had tried to board a slaving dhow off Zanzibar, in 1881, but had encountered unexpected resistance from the Arab crew and was killed in the ensuing battle.

Disbound from a volume of parliamentary papers, a good copy.

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