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Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

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Pamphlet on Negro Apprenticeship in the Colonies – A Review of the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons. The committe was apointed to enquire into The working of the apprenticeship system… Published London 1837.
The committee found that local legislation had been passed which disadvantaged freed slaves.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Date: 1837

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Description:

Pamphlet on Negro Apprenticeship in the Colonies – A Review of the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons. The committe was apointed to enquire into The working of the apprenticeship system… Published London 1837.
The committee found that local legislation had been passed which disadvantaged freed slaves.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Date: 1837

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Description:

Pamphlet on Negro Apprenticeship in the Colonies – A Review of the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons. The committe was apointed to enquire into The working of the apprenticeship system… Published London 1837.
The committee found that local legislation had been passed which disadvantaged freed slaves.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Date: 1837

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Description:

Pamphlet on Negro Apprenticeship in the Colonies – A Review of the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons. The committe was apointed to enquire into The working of the apprenticeship system… Published London 1837.
The committee found that local legislation had been passed which disadvantaged freed slaves.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Date: 1837

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Description:

Pamphlet on Negro Apprenticeship in the Colonies – A Review of the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons. The committe was apointed to enquire into The working of the apprenticeship system… Published London 1837.
The committee found that local legislation had been passed which disadvantaged freed slaves.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Date: 1837

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Pamphlet; apprenticeship in colonies

Description:

Pamphlet on Negro Apprenticeship in the Colonies – A Review of the Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons. The committe was apointed to enquire into The working of the apprenticeship system… Published London 1837.
The committee found that local legislation had been passed which disadvantaged freed slaves.

The language used to describe people of African descent in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries is unacceptable in today’s terms. We cannot avoid using this language in its original context. To change the words would impose 20th century attitudes on history.

Date: 1837

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Pamphlet; cruel nature of slave trade

Pamphlet; cruel nature of slave trade

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Pamphlet on The Cruel Nature and Injurious Effects of the Foreign Slave Trade by Thomas Roberts, Baptist minister.(For portrait, see Id number 635). Published Bristol 1836.
After the Emancipation Act was passed in 1834 for the British colonies, Abolitionists began campaigning for an end to slavery throughout the world.

Date: 1836

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Compensation due on 107 slaves

Compensation due on 107 slaves

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Counter claim number 98 by Charles Pinney to the compensation due on 107 slaves in the possession of Walter Maynard, 19th Aug 1835. New River Estate.
Counter claims were issued where someone had an interest in the estate, eg had lent money to the owners, or had a claim on an inheritance.Charles Pinney was the son of John Pinney, a wealthy plantation owner and sugar merchant.

The Abolition, or end, of slavery happened in 1834.
The slave owners and their supporters accepted the loss of their property (slaves) in return for compensation (money) from the government. £20 million was paid to slave owners by the British government, as compensation for this loss. Slave owners in Bristol received over £500,000 (worth about £25 million today); a vast sum at that time.

Date: 19th Aug 1835

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Compensation due on 107 slaves

Compensation due on 107 slaves

Description:

Counter claim number 98 by Charles Pinney to the compensation due on 107 slaves in the possession of Walter Maynard, 19th Aug 1835. New River Estate.
Counter claims were issued where someone had an interest in the estate, eg had lent money to the owners, or had a claim on an inheritance. Charles Pinney was the son of John Pinney, a wealthy plantation owner and sugar merchant.

The Abolition, or end, of slavery happened in 1834.
The slave owners and their supporters accepted the loss of their property (slaves) in return for compensation (money) from the government. £20 million was paid to slave owners by the British government, as compensation for this loss. Slave owners in Bristol received over £500,000 (worth about £25 million today); a vast sum at that time.

Date: 19th Aug 1835

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Compensation due on 40 slaves

Compensation due on 40 slaves

Description:

Counter claim by Charles Pinney to the compansation due on 40 slaves, in the possession of Maria Huggins, a plantation owner.
People with a financial interest in an estate could counter claim against the owner. Charles Pinney was the son of John Pinney, a wealthy plantation owner and sugar merchant.

The Abolition, or end, of slavery happened in 1834.
The slave owners and their supporters accepted the loss of their property (slaves) in return for compensation (money) from the government. £20 million was paid to slave owners by the British government, as compensation for this loss. Slave owners in Bristol received over £500,000 (worth about £25 million today); a vast sum at that time.

Date: Aug 1835

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

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