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Extract from the Annual Register showing the extent of trading in slaves, 1758
(Catalogue ref: T 70/1263)
No When arrived Ships Name Masters Name Burthen Where belonging to Slaves brought down from Windwd When sailed Where bound No of Slaves on board Remarks
42 28 January 1758 Prince George Brig David Lindsay 130 Rhode Island 20 from Ann: 12 May Carolina 170  
43 30 Two Sisters Snow Robert Cowie 110 Bristol 50   24 March Antigua 220  
44 15 February Charming Sally Ship Thomas Curlett 200 London 9 CC 18 April ditto 200  
45 14 March Cape Coast Snow William Brown 160 Bristol 80 Ann. 14 May Carolina 300  
46 1st April Achilles Ship Christopher Carcoon 200 Liverpool   CC 6 April     9 slaved at Whydah
47 3rd Dove Sloop Peter James 75 Rhode Island   Ann. 20 June Rhode Island 110  
48 5th Venus Snow Samuel Johnson 120 ditto 1   17th Antigua 150  
49 13th Whydale Sloop Edward Gregory 40 ditto         60  
50 8 May St John Store Ship Francis Thwaits 250 London     18th Jamaica 120  
51 8th Annamaboe Snow Walter Bussund 100 Rhode Island           taken at Ann. 23 July
52 11th Nanny d Ralph Darbyshire 160 Liverpool 160   24th Jamaica 220  
53 13 June Nancy Ship Benjamin Ashbrook 250 ditto         36 slaved at Whydah
54 13th King of Prussia Sloop Joseph Wanton 100 Rhode Island 11         taken at Ann. 23 July
55 12th Fox Snow William Taylor 90 New London   Ann. 5 Aug W. Indies 120 taken & ransomed
56 3rd Sept Julianna d Alexander Fraisure 190 London           slaved at Whydah
57     Schooner Carpenter   Rhode Island 50   8 Sept   50 finished her purchases
58 18th Hector Ship Evan Livesley 350 Liverpool 17   28   17 Slaved at Whydah
59 1 Nov Shark d James Lowe 120 ditto 7   3 Jan 1759 Jamaica 327  
60 5 Nov Fanny Schooner William Macnamara 90 St Kitts 1   4th St Kitts 165  
61 17 Dec Dolphin Sloop Isaac Howland 80 Rhode Island 6   15th Barbadoes 145  
62 31 Othello Snow John Capper 180 London 72   4 March Antigua 337  
              No of slaves shipped 2747  
              deduct being brought down from Windward 544  
            No of slaves shipped from the Gold Coast in 1750 2203  
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