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introduction of African slaves was in 1620, by a Dutch vessel which brought twenty from Africa to Virginia. In his work upon the slave trade, Mr. Carey, of Pennsylvania, says "the trade in negro slaves to the American colonies was too small before 1750 to attract attention." The same writer says that the slaves numbered 55,850 in 1714 of which 30,000 were brought from Africa. The importations between 1715 and 1750 are estimated by Mr. Carey at 90,000; between 1751 and 1760, 35,000; between 1761 and 1770, 74,000; between 1771 and 1790, 34,000; between 1790 and 1808, 70,000.--Total, 333,000. The number in the last- mentioned decade is considered by the census to be evidently too small.--Charleston alone, in the first four years of that decade, imported 30,075, which were consigned to 91 British subjects, 88 citizens of Rhode Island, 10 French subjects, and 13 natives of Charleston. Foreigners and New Englanders always conducted the traffic. Making a correction for Mr. Carey's u