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Coll. III. 49—53, and 103—105 that negroes might still further be employed to perform the severe toils which they alone could endure.
The avarice of the Flemings greedily seized on the expedient; the board of trade at Seville was consulted, to learn how many slaves
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It had been proposed to allow four for each Spanish emigrant; deliberate calculation fixed the number esteemed necessary at four thousand.
The year in which Charles V. led an expedition against Tunis, to check the piracies of the Barbary states, and to emancipate Christian slaves in Africa, he gave an open sanction to the African slave trade.
The sins of the Moors were to be revenged on the negroes; and the monopoly for eight years of annually importing four thousand slaves into the West Indies, was eagerly seized by La Bresa, a favorite of the Spanish monarch, and was sold to the Genoese, who purchased their cargoes of Portugal.
We shall, at a later period, observe a stipulation for t
. 4, 5. Hammond's Leah and Rachel, 7. In 1672, the average price in the colonies, where five years of service were due, was about ten pounds; while a negro was worth twenty or twenty-five pounds.
Blome's Jamaica, 84 and 16. So usual was this manner of dealing in Englishmen, that not the Scots only, who were taken in the field of Dunbar, were sent into involuntary servitude in New England,
Cromwell and Cotton, in Hutchinson's Coll.
233—235. but the royalist prisoners of the battle of Worcester;
Suffolk County Records, i. 5 and 6.
The names of two hundred and seventy are recorded.
The lading of the John and Sarah was ironwork, household stuff, and other provisions for planters and Scotch prisoners.
Recorded May 14, 1652. and the leaders in the insurrection of Penruddoc,
Burton's Diary, IV. 262. 271. 5 Stith, 171.
Godwin's Commonwealth, IV. 172. in spite of the remonstrance of Haselrig and
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At the corresponding period, in