If few die … the voyage is lucrative

The investment risked in entering this business is small … . A cargo may consist of sixty slaves … . If few die … the voyage is lucrative … . More than 25,000 slaves have arrived for use in agriculture this year, 15,000 entering Bahia alone and 10,000 at Rio.
~ José da Silva (1781)

Published by Randy W. Sandberg

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

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