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Page from the accounts book

Accounts book of a slave ship


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

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