MÉMOIRE SUR LES RECLAMATIONS OU CAPITAINE BLANC

MS 3011/2
MS Short Title MÉMOIRE SUR LES RECLAMATIONS OU CAPITAINE BLANC
Text MÉMOIRE SUR LES RECLAMATIONS OU CAPITAINE BLANC. INSTRUCTIONS BY THE GOVERNOR OF CAYENNE TO THE SLAVE SHIP CAPTAIN BLANC, TO EXPORT FROM GUYANA TO TOBAGO 33 SLAVES ON THE BEHALF OF THE SOCIÉTÉ DE VAUDEUIL. THE CAPTAIN, HOWEVER, DID NOT RETURN TO CAYENNE WITH THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF FF 278 000, BUT FLED TO MARTINIQUE INSTEAD
Description MS in French on blue paper, Cayenne, French Guyana, 1790, 20 ff., 30x20 cm, single column, (26x16 cm), 22-27 lines in French cursive script.
Binding French Guyana, 1790, no covers, sewn on 2 blue cords.
Provenance 1. H.P. Kraus Inc., New York.
Commentary This account gives an insight into the persons and institutions responsible for the slave trade, its organisation and the actions of a ruthless slave ship captain.
Place of origin Cayenne, French Guyana
Dates 1790

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