Documents the international and domestic traffic in slaves in Britain’s new world colonies and the United States, providing important primary source material on the business aspect of the slave trade.
Collections are sourced from the Rhode Island Historical Society, Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the U.S. National Archives. In addition to records on the slave trade, the resource also includes a series of letters received by the Attorney General on law and order in nineteenth century America. These letters cover the slave trade, general slavery matters including runaway slaves and rights of slaves, and other legal issues.
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users