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Page from log book of Black Prince

Page 5 (left) from log book of Black Prince Page 6 (right) from log book of Black Prince Page 2 (left) from log book of Black Prince

Description:

Page 5 (left) from the log book of the slave ship Black Prince. This page is a record of buying slaves.

Page 6 (right) from the log book of the slave ship Black Prince. This page records the first slave death and attempted revolt of the slaves at sea.

Page 2 (left) from the log book of the slave ship Black Prince. This page is a record of putting up bulkheads (or partitions) for mens and womens compartments.

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright BCC Library Service

Bill of lading for beads

Bill of lading for beads

Description:

Bill of lading for beads shipped by Noblet Ruddock to Africa. 1719.

A bill of lading is an official record of goods being carried on a ship.

Creator: Noblet Ruddock

Date: 1719

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

Letter from agents to traders

King and Arbuthnot, agents, advised slave traders

Description:

Letter from Benjamin King and Robert Arbuthnbot in Antigua to Isaac Hobhouse and Stephen Baugh in Bristol.

Creator: Benjamin King and Robert Arbuthnbot

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:J 1600

Bill of lading for cargo of Juba

Bill of lading for cargo shipped on Juba

Description:

Document: Bill of lading for a cargo shipped on the Juba from Old Calabar to West Indies in 1788. The cargo included 115 Males and 115 Females as well as ivory, palm oil and dyewood.

A bill of lading is an official record of goods being carried on a ship.

Date: 1788

Copyright: National Archives

Object ID:CO 107/2

Story of slave uprising and punishment

Story of slave uprising and punishment

Description:

Farley Bristol Advertiser 30 March, 1744, story of slave uprising and punishment.

Creator: Farley Bristol Advertiser

Date: 30 March, 1744

Copyright: Copyright BCC Library Service

Accounts from a slave ship 1774

Accounts from a slave ship

Description:

This page from the accounts book of the Bristol slave ship, the Africa, shows the owners’ shares from the first voyage made by the ship in 1774. There were eight owners with equal shares.

Date: 1774

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Page from the accounts book

Accounts book of a slave ship

Description:

Accounts book from the Bristol slave ship, the Africa, for her first voyage in 1774. This is the second page of the accounts book listing some of the cargo on the ship. The goods listed here are cloths from India which were taken to Africa to be traded. The Indian names for the different types of cloth are used.

Date: 1774

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Extract from catalogue

Articles suitable to the African Trade

Description:

Extract from catalogue. Articles suitable to the African Trade. Neville Bath, Cutler, Hardware and Toyman, from catalogue.

Creator: Neville Bath, Cutler, Hardware and Toyman

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright BCC Library Service

Trade card of Joseph Haynes

Trade card of Joseph Haynes of London

Description:

White servants (called indentured labourers) and African slaves working on a plantation, from a trade card of Joseph Haynes of London.

Reproduced with kind permission of Wills (now Imperial Tobacco).

Creator: Joseph Haynes

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright, Imperial Tobacco

Abolitionists’ leaflet

Leaflet of Plymouth Committee of Abolitionists

Description:

Leaflet published by the Plymouth Committee of Abolitionists, 1788, showing plan of the Brookes slaver
Creator: Plymouth Committee of Abolitionists

Creator: Plymouth Committee of Abolitionists

Date: 1788

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

Object ID:17562/1

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