[London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printer's to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1798]. Folio. Disbound, pages -820, as issued. Very Good.
This detailed law, an important step in England's final abolition of the African slave trade, regulates the maximum number of slaves that such ships may carry; requires the keeping of meticulous records, the provision of written Declarations to Customs Officers, mortality records; imposes bonds and penalties; requires surgeons' inspections; regulates living quarters for the slaves.
ESTC N60199 [2- Cornell, Lincoln's Inn]. OCLC 352927642 [1- NYPL], 64758335 [2- Cornell, Northwestern] as of December 2018. Item #34069