Report of the Committee of the African Institution, Volume 4

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Ellerton and Henderson, 1814
 

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Página 55 - If any action be commenced against any person for any thing done in pursuance of this act, the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this act and the special matter in evidence, and if...
Página 45 - Merchandize unlawfully imported into the same Island, Colony, Plantation, or Territory, may now be seized and prosecuted therein by virtue of any Act or Acts of Parliament now in force for regulating the Navigation and Trade of His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations and shall and may, after his or their Condemnation, be disposed of in Manner herein-after mentioned and provided.
Página 54 - ... the best Price that each respective Commodity bears in the Town of Quebec at the Time such Offence shall be committed ; and all the Horses, Cattle, Boats, Vessels, and other Carriages whatsoever, made use of in the Removal, Carriage, or Conveyance of such Goods, shall...
Página 40 - African slave trade, and all and all manner of dealing and trading in the purchase, sale, barter, or transfer of slaves, or of persons intended to be sold, transferred, used, or dealt with as slaves, practised or carried on, in, at, to, or from any part of the coast or countries of Africa, shall be, and the same is hereby utterly abolished...
Página 43 - ... slaves or persons being removed or transported either immediately or by transhipment at sea or otherwise, directly or indirectly from Africa, or from any island, country, territory, or place whatever, in the West Indies, or in any...
Página 36 - ... shall be inserted in, or indorsed upon, the Clearance or Permit to depart of such ship or vessel,- by or in...
Página 54 - Majesty, or any other Act of Parliament made for the Protection of Officers seizing and prosecuting for any Offence against the said Act or any other Act of Parliament relating to the Trade and Revenues of the British Colonies or Plantations in America.
Página 6 - ... and their appraisement is generally below the real value. The Directors feel it incumbent on them to state, that, in prosecuting their inquiries into this case, they uniformly experienced, on the part of His Majesty's Government, a prompt attention to their representations, and a cordial disposition to aid their efforts in preventing the infraction of the laws for the abolition of the Slave Trade. When it is considered that the ship in question (the Commercio de Rio), was destined, as appears...
Página 1 - The Directors were sanguine in hoping that ere this time something effectual would have been done, to limit the range of this destructive traffic, which has hitherto impeded the success of every attempt to do good to Africa. But this expectation has not been realized. No foreign states have hitherto followed the...
Página 40 - Transhipment at Sea or otherwise, directly or indirectly from Africa, or from any Island, Country, Territory, or Place whatever, in the West Indies, or in any other Part of America, not being in the Dominion, Possession, or Occupation of His Majesty, to any other Island, Country, Territory or Place whatever, is hereby in like Manner utterly abolished, prohibited, and declared to be unlawful...

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