Report of the Committee of the African Institution, Volume 8

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Ellerton and Henderson, 1814 - Blacks
 

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Page 31 - Britannic Majesty, at the approaching Congress, to induce all the Powers of Christendom to decree the Abolition of the Slave Trade, so that the said trade shall cease universally, as it shall cease definitively, under any circumstances, on the part of the French Government, in the course of five years; and that, during the said period, no slave
Page 31 - Slave Trade, so that the said trade shall cease universally, as it shall cease definitively, under any circumstances, on the part of the French Government, in the course of five years; and that, during the said period, no slave
Page 38 - That the most cordial Thanks of this Meeting be presented to his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, for his conduct in the Chair this day, and for the able and zealous support he has uniformly given to this great
Page 27 - accordingly moved in the House of Commons by Mr. Wilberforce, on the 3d of May last. ADDRESS. " Relying with perfect confidence on the solemn assurances received by Parliament in 1806 and 1810, that his Majesty's Government would employ every proper means to obtain a convention of the Powers of Europe for the
Page 37 - Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled. " The humble Petition of the undersigned Inhabitants of London and its Vicinity,
Page 81 - THE Provisional Supreme Executive Power of the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata, to all who these presents shall see, hear, and understand: know ye, that the General Constituent Sovereign Assembly has been pleased to issue the Decree of the following tenor. " Whereas it is disgraceful, and
Page 38 - clandestine importation of Slaves from the French Colonies into our own, or by the employment of British Capital in this nefarious traffic, humbly pray your Lordships to take the premises into your serious consideration, and to adopt such measures thereupon as
Page 88 - Copies of this Decree shall be sent to the Financial and to the Commercial and Colonial Departments, that they may respectively attend to the execution, of the same; and also to our Secretary of State for Foreign AfFairs, who is ordered to communicate the contents of these presents
Page 29 - happy enough to aid in expelling their oppressors and maintaining their independence, cannot listen without respect to our voice raised in the cause of justice and humanity. Among the great states, till of late our enemies, maritime hostility has in fact abolished the trade for twenty years. No
Page 89 - shall not be averse from having inserted in the Treaty, such an Article as shall continue to bind the Government of this State to the perpetual observance of the aforesaid measures, and to the effectual prohibition of the Slave Trade. 2. To the Boards of Trade, for the information of the trading part of the inhabitants. Given at the Hague, the

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