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Official Reports on the Conclusion of the Slave Trade in Africa, 1811-1865

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These reports incorporate the content from three different collections: 'Report of the Commissioners on African Settlements: report on the slave trade', 1811; the 'Report of the Select Committee on the West Coast of Africa', 1842; and the 'Ord report on the West Coast of Africa', 1865. They commence with an assessment of the impact of the slave trade and the necessity of ending it. They then cover the aftermath of some slaves being released, before concluding with the financial impact of having released the slaves.

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Report of the Commissioners on African Settlements: report on the slave trade, 1811

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Report of the Select Committee on the West Coast of Africa, pt 1, 1842

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Report of the Select Committee on the West Coast of Africa, pt 2, 1842

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Ord report on the West Coast of Africa, 1865

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