[London]: Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 12 July 1828. Folio. 157, [1 blank] pp. Bound into modern blue wrappers with wrapper label. Light scattered foxing. Near Fine.
This is a report by "Commissioners appointed to inquire into the state of the Slaves, condemned to the Crown... under the Acts abolishing the Slave Trade" It focuses in great detail on the condition of Africans who had been liberated by the Crown at Tortola after having been seized aboard slave-trading vessels. Multiple detailed descriptions of their treatment, working conditions, and apprenticeships appear in these pages. Item #35501