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Rare title... slave trade... early colonies...
Item # 559754
January 28, 1738
THE OLD WHIG: OR, THE CONSISTENT PROTESTANT, London, January 26, 1737-8 A page 2 report says:
* On Saturday last came Advice for Antigua, by the way of Montserrat, of the Arrival there of the Dove, Capt. Wilson, from Angola, with upwards of 200 Negroes for Sale at that Island
Another report says that the colony of Carolina passed an act "...prohibiting and preventing the exportation of Corn and other Grain from that Province to any other Place than the Colony of Georgia."
A rare title published for just four years. Front page has a red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner. Bit of rubbing on the front page.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's