The price of Negroes keeps up amazingly

Sirs … I should be very glad to be concerned in the African Trade and will be a quarter of the voyage, if you choose it … . I should choose to be insured, and whatever Expence came to my Share more than the slaves sent, I would remit by return of the vessel that bro’t the slaves. The whole of the voyage I leave you to conduct and you may begin to prepare if you please, … [for] the price of Negroes keeps up amazingly.
~ Carter Braxton (1763)

Published by Randy W. Sandberg

Fast walking vegan driven by ahimsa and powered by a whole food plant based diet.

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