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PARLIAMENT & THE SLAVE TRADE.
A collection of 67 ACTS OF PARLIAMENT relating to the Regulation and subsequent Abolition of the Slave Trade, period 1792 until 1876, including :

1792: .... An Act to continue, for a limited Time, several Acts of Parliament for regulating the shipping and carrying Slaves in British vessels from the Coast of Africa. Geo.III, Cap.LII. 1798: .... for regulating........... the shipping and carrying of Slaves in British Vessels from the Coast of Africa. Geo.III, Cap. LXXXVIII. 1806: .... to prevent the Importation of Slaves, by any of His Majesty's Subjects, into any Islands, Colonies, Plantations, or Territories belonging to any Foreign Sovereign, State, or Power; etc. etc. Geo.III, Cap.LII 1806: .... to prohibit for Two Years after the Conclusion of the present Session of Parliament, any Ship to clear out from any Port of Great Britain, for the Coast of Africa, for the Purpose of taking on board Negroes, etc. Geo.III, Cap.CXIX 1807: .... for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Geo.III, Cap.XXXVI 1813: .... to enlarge the Time for commencing Prosecutions for Forfeitures under certain Acts relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Geo.III, Cap.CXII 1814: .... to allow Ships taken and condemned for being used in carrying on the Slave Trade to be registered as British-built Ships. Geo.III, Cap.LIX 1815: .... to provide for the Support of captured Slaves during the Period of Adjudication. Geo.III, Cap.CLXXII. 1818: .... to carry into execution a Treaty made between His Majesty and the King of Spain, for the preventing Traffic in Slaves. Geo.III, Cap.XXXVI. 1818: .... to explain Three Acts.......... Geo.III, Cap.XLIX. 1818: .... to carry into Execution a Convention made between His Majesty and the King of Portugal, for the preventing Traffic in Slaves. Geo.III, Cap.LXXXV. 1818: .... to explain and amend an Act passed in the Fifty-first Year ........... Geo.III, Cap.XCVIII. 1819: .... to carry into Effect the Treaty with the Netherlands, relating to the Slave Trade. Geo.III, Cap.XVI. 1819: .... to amend the Act of last Session of Parliament, for carrying into Execution a Convention made between His Majesty and the King of Portugal, for the preventing the Traffic in Slaves. Geo.III, Cap.XVII. 1819: .... to extend the Provisions of an Act made in the Forty-sixth Year ............ Geo.III, Cap.XCVII. 1820: .... to carry into effect certain Licences, permitting the Removal of Negro Slaves from the Bahama Islands to Demerara. Geo.IV, Cap.L. 1824: .... for the more effectual suppression of the African Slave Trade. Geo.IV, Cap.XVII.

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1827: .... to carry into Effect the Treaty with Sweden relative to the Slave Trade. Geo.IV, Cap.LIV 1827: .... to carry into Execution a Convention between His Majesty and the Emperor of Brazil, for the Regulation and final Abolition of the African Slave Trade. Geo.IV, Cap.LXXIV 1828: .... to continue an Act for amending and consolidating the Laws relating to the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Geo.IV, Cap.LXXXIV 1830: .... to reduce the Rate of Bounties payable upon the Seizure of Slaves. Geo.IV, Cap.LV 1835: .... to carry into further Execution the Provisions of an Act passed in the Third and Fourth Years of His present Majesty, for compensating Owners of Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery. Gulielmi IV, Cap.XLV. 1835: .... for carrying into effect a Treaty with the King of the French and the King of Sardinia for suppressing the Slave Trade. Gulielmi IV, Cap.LX 1835:: .... for carrying into effect a Treaty with the King of the French and the King of Denmark for suppressing the Slave Trade. Gulielmi IV, Cap. LXI 1836: .... for carrying into further Execution Two Acts of His present Majesty, relating to the Compensation for Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery, and for facilitating the Distribution and Payment of such Compensation. Gulielmi IV, Cap.V 1836: .... for carrying into Effect a Treaty made between His Majesty and the Queen Regent of Spain for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Gulielmi IV, Cap.VI 1836: .... to revive and continue in force, until the First Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty, an Act of the Legislature of Jamaica to explain and amend an Act for the Abolition of Slavery in that Island, and in aid of the same. Gulielmi IV, Cap.XVI 1836: .... to authorize His Majesty, until Six Months after the Commencement of the next Session of Parliament, to carry into immediate Execution, by Orders in Council, any Treaties, Conventions, or Stipulations made with any Foreign Power or State for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Gulielmi IV, Cap.LXXXI 1836: .... to carry into further Execution an Act for compensating Owners of Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery, and for completing the full Payment of such Compensation. Gulielmi IV, Cap. LXXXII 1837: .... to authorize Her Majesty, until Six Months after the Commencement of the next Session of Parliament, to carry into immediate Execution by Orders in Council, any Treaties, Conventions, or Stipulations made with any Foreign Power or State for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap LXII 1838: .... to amend the Act for the Abolition of Slavery in the British Colonies. Vic., Cap.XIX

1838: .... for carrying into effect an additional Article to a Treaty with Sweden relative to the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XL 1838: .... for carrying into effect an additional Article to a Treaty with the Netherlands relating to the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XLI 1838: .... for the better and more effectually carrying into effect the Treaties and Conventions made with Foreign Powers for suppressing the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XLVII 1838: .... for carrying into effect a Convention of Accession of the King of the Two Sicilies to Two Conventions with the King of the French for suppressing the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.LXXXIV 1838: .... to revive and continue, until Six Months after the Commencement of the next Session of Parliament, and to amend, an Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution by Orders in Council any Treaties made for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.CII 1839: .... to continue, until Six Months after the Commencement of the next Session of Parliament, an Act of the last Session of Parliament, for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution by Orders in Council any Treaties made for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.LVII 1840: .... to continue........... an Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution, by Orders in Council, any Treatise for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.LXIV. 1840: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Venezuela, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.LXVII 1841: .... to make further Provision for facilitating and completing the Distribution and Payment of Compensation for Slaves upon the Abolition of Slavery. Vic., Cap.XVIII 1842: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Argentine Confederation for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap. XL 1842: .... for carrying into effect a Convention between Her Majesty and the Republic of Hayti for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XLI 1842: .... for better and more effectually carrying into effect Treaties and Conventions with Foreign States for suppressing the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XLII 1842: .... to continue until the First Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty-three an Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution, by Orders in Council, any Treaties for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.LIX 1842: .... to amend an Act of the Second and Third Years of Her Majesty, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap. XCI 1842: .... for extending to the Governors and Officers of the East India Company the Powers given by an Act of the Fifth Year of King George the Fourth to Her Majesty's Governors and Officers for the more effectual Suppression of the Importation of Slaves into India by Sea. Vic., Cap.CI 1842: .... to repeal so much of an Act of the Second and Third Years of Her present Majesty, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, as relates to Portugueze Vessels. Vic., Cap.CXIV 1843: .... for carrying into effect a Treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Bolivia, for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XIV 1843: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Texas for the Suppression of the African Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XV 1843: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XVI 1843: .... to continue until the First Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the End of the then Session of Parliament, an Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution by Orders in Council any Treaties for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XLVI 1843: .... for carrying into execution a Treaty signed at London for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, so far as the same relates to Great Britain, Austria, Prussia, and Russia. Vic., Cap.L 1843: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Mexican Republic for the Abolition of the Traffic in Slaves. Vic., Cap.LI 1843: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Chile for the Abolition of the Traffic in Slaves. Vic., Cap.LII 1843: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Queen of Portugal for the Suppression of the Traffic in Slaves. Vic., Cap.LIII 1843: .... for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XCVIII 1844: .... for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate Execution, by Orders in Council, any Treaties for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XXVI 1845: .... to amend an Act, intituled An Act to carry into Execution a Convention between His Majesty and the Emperor of Brazil, for the Regulation and final Abolition of the African Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.CXXII 1848: .... for carrying into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of the Equator for the Abolition of the Traffic in Slaves. Vic., Cap.CXVI. 1848: .... for carrying into effect the Agreement between Her Majesty and the Imaum of Muscat for the effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap. CXXVIII. 1849: .... for carrying into effect Engagements between Her Majesty and certain Arabian Chiefs oin the Persian Gulf for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap. LXXXIV. 1853: .... for carrying into effect the Engagement between Her Majesty and Syed Syf bin Hamood, the Chief of Sohar, in Arabia, for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XVI. 1853: .... to remove Doubts as to the Rights of the liberated Africans in Sierra Leone. Vic., Cap.LXXXVI. 1855: .... for carrying into effect the Engagements between Her Majesty and certain Chiefs of the Sherbro County near Sierra Leone in Africa, for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.LXXXV. 1862: .... to carry into effect the Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America for the Suppression of the African Slave Trade. Vic., Cap.XL. 1873: .... for consolidating with Amendments the Acts for carrying into effect Treaties for the more effectual Suppression of the Slave Trade, and for other purposes connected with the Slave Trade. Vic., Ch.88. 1876: .... for more effectually punishing Offences against the Laws relating to the Slave Trade. Vic., Ch.46. All disbound, folio, of varying dimensions, some uncut, the remainder trimmed, the occasional faint marginal stain but overall in excellent condition. TOGETHER WITH : CLIFFORD, Hugh Charles, Lord. Christianity Versus Slavery, or, A Report, Published in the 'Glasgow Argus' Newspaper, November 8, 1841, of a Lecture, Delivered at An Anti-Slavery Meeting in That City, by GEORGE THOMPSON, Esq.; An Extract from a Pamphlet, Entitled, 'Proceedings at the First Public Meeting of the Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and Colonization of Africa, Held at Exeter-Hall, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS, PRINCE ALBERT, President of the Society, in the Chair, June 1, 1840; Three Papal Briefs of URBAN VIII, BENEDICT XIV, and of His Present Holiness GREGORY XVI, December 3, 1839, Not Alluded to in the above Meeting, and Now presented, with Prefatory Remarks, to the Catholics of Ireland.' By W. Powell, For the Benefit of the Sisters of Charity, Dublin. Dublin. 1841. 8vo. pp. viii, (9)-84. Printed paper wrappers, uncut and unopened, a very good copy. *SEE Chronological List of Statutes, 1235-date........... There are at least 95 relevant Acts of Parliament dealing with the Slave Trade, thus c.70% of those enacted are here present.

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