THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, AND DAILY ADVERTISER. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1788. African Slave Trade.

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, AND DAILY ADVERTISER. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1788.

[Philadelphia: John Dunlap and David C. Claypoole], 1788. 4pp, folio, caption title [as issued], folded. Printed in four columns per page. Uniformly toned, some edge and spine wear. About Very Good.

More than three columns on page two print Parliament's Act regulating the African Slave Trade. The Act forbade any British ship, "from any port of this kingdom," to transport African slaves except in accordance with registration requirements and detailed health and safety regulations. Many advertisements are also printed, some of which reflect the busy West Indian trade; as well as news of arriving and departing vessels. Item #34190

Price: $375.00

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