The trade in people: The slave trade in Africa and the West Indies

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The West Indies: slavery, plantations and trade, 1759-1832

Jamaican material in the Slebech papers

This collection comprises a careful selection of documents from the... explore collection...

Slave trade records from Liverpool, 1754-1792

Records relating to the slave trade at the Liverpool Record Office

These primary sources preserved at the Liverpool Record Office constitute... explore collection...

Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709

Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709

The Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies,... explore collection...

Slave trading records from William Davenport & Co., 1745-1797

The papers of William Davenport & Co., 1745-1797

William Davenport was a Liverpool merchant and British slave trader.... explore collection...

Slavery in Jamaica, records from a family of slave owners, 1686-1860

Papers relating to the Jamaican estates of the Goulburn family of Betchworth House

These documents deal with the history of Amity Hall plantation,... explore collection...

American slave trade records and other papers of the Tarleton family, 1678-1838

American material from the Tarleton papers

The Tarleton family were influential merchants in Liverpool during the... explore collection...

Antigua, slavery and emancipation in the records of a sugar plantation, 1689-1907

Tudway of Wells Antiguan Estate papers, 1689-1907

The Tudway of Wells papers are the most complete surviving... explore collection...

Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865

Slavery: Advocacy & Opposition, 1675-1865

This unique publication unites a range of collections upon slavery... explore collection...


Follow the slave trade from Africa and America to Britain through these records. See who traded in slaves, read accounts of their transportation and learn about the plantations where they were forced to work. Then uncover the philosophies that endorsed or fought against the existence of this trade in people.
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Series Data

Dates Covered

1675 - 1907

Subjects Covered

  • Afghan
  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • British
  • Caribbean
  • Colonial
  • Eygptian
  • Government
  • Grenadines
  • History
  • Indian
  • Israeli
  • Jamaican
  • Middle East
  • Missionaries
  • Nigerian
  • Palestinian
  • Politics
  • Revolution
  • Scottish
  • Slavery
  • Social
  • Usa
  • Warfare
  • Ww1
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Countries Covered

  • Afghanistan
  • America
  • Angola
  • Antigua
  • Barbados
  • Benin
  • Dominica
  • England
  • Eygpt
  • Ghana
  • Gold Coast
  • Grenada
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Lebanon
  • Leeward Islands
  • Nigeria
  • Palestine
  • St. Christopher
  • St. Kitts
  • Syria
  • Trinidad
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
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  • Bodleian Library, British Library, and others
  • Keele University Library
  • Liverpool (England). Record Office
  • Liverpool Record Office
  • Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
  • National Library of Scotland
  • Somerset Record Office
  • Surrey History Centre
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