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Title
Whereas it is found by experience, that traffique with infidels and barbarous nations not in amity with us
Names
England and Wales. Sovereign (1660-1685 : Charles II) (Author)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1674-11-30
Place: London
Publisher: printed by the assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker, printers to the Kings most excellent Majesty
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare Lapidus Collection Box 3 Folder 12
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Royal African Company
1660 - 1685
Commerce
Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685
Great Britain -- Commerce -- Africa
Africa
Great Britain
Genres
Proclamations
Notes
Date: At end of text: Given at our court at Whitehall, the thirtieth day of November, in the six and twentieth year of our reign.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 pages. 28x36 cm.
Description
Proclamation prohibiting trade between the American colonies and “Guiny, Buiny and Angola” by all other persons and vessels other than those connected with The Royal African Company of England. The Company was granted the monopoly for the English slave trade in 1672, and continued to trade in human cargo until 1713 (though their monopoly ended in 1698), when they dropped that side of the business in favor of the now more lucrative traffic in gold and ivory.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 228731699
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20848683
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1168e850-9d32-0133-6a91-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1660: Creator Born
  • 1674: Issued
  • 1685: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Whereas it is found by experience, that traffique with infidels and barbarous nations not in amity with us" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1674-11-30. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6b0e8850-b3f8-0133-9de4-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Whereas it is found by experience, that traffique with infidels and barbarous nations not in amity with us" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6b0e8850-b3f8-0133-9de4-00505686d14e

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1674-11-30). Whereas it is found by experience, that traffique with infidels and barbarous nations not in amity with us Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6b0e8850-b3f8-0133-9de4-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Whereas it is found by experience, that traffique with infidels and barbarous nations not in amity with us