PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE RIGHTS OF LIBERATED AFRICANS AND THE PREVENTION OF SLAVE DEALING AT SIERRA LEONE. (IN CONTINUATION OF PAPERS PRESENTED AUGUST 12, 1853.) PRESENTED TO BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT BY COMMAND OF HER MAJESTY, AUGUST 12, 1853. Sierra Leone.

PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE RIGHTS OF LIBERATED AFRICANS AND THE PREVENTION OF SLAVE DEALING AT SIERRA LEONE. (IN CONTINUATION OF PAPERS PRESENTED AUGUST 12, 1853.) PRESENTED TO BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT BY COMMAND OF HER MAJESTY, AUGUST 12, 1853.

London: Printed by George Edward Eyre... 1853. Folio, modern blue wrappers, with copy of title affixed to front wrap. Stitched. 35, [1] pp. Lightly foxed, Very Good.

The papers concern the treatment of Liberated Africans under British law; the continuing participation of Africans in the illicit slave trade; the "case of John Cole (a Liberated African), charged with felony and slave-dealing" for having sold into slavery another Liberated African; a report "that a system of petty slave-dealing has been carried on to a considerable extent in Freetown"; the rescue of African children who had been sold as slaves; calendar of prisoners tried for slave-dealing; various other cases of slave-dealing. Item #34021

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