White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America
"White cargo is the forgotten story of the thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Briatin's American colonies." "Drawing on letters crying for help, diaries, and court and government archives, Jordan and Walsh demonstrate that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on whites throughout British rule." --book jacket.
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North secured the services of an ambitious risk taker , the London merchant George Moore . Moore was willing to take a first shipment of nearly 150 convicts and try to sell them in America for a government payment of £ 500 .
6 George Moore , Letterbooks , Mitchell Library , Sydney . 7 Sir John Fortescue , Correspondence of King George III ( 1927 ) . ... 12 Convict George Townsend claimed in court that he was sold for 60 guineas . See Proceedings of the Old ...
... 250 Fornication 201 Fort Greene Park 273 Fort St George 33-4 France Charles II , exile 159 , 161 plan to dump England's ' unwanted ' in 39 religious wars 23 Stuart , Charles Edward 231 Stuart , James Edward 227 Virginia Company ...
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WHITE CARGO: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in AmericaAvis d'utilisateur - Kirkus
Two British journalists unravel a significant history of indentured servitude in the New World.Before the 18th century, when Southern tobacco grandees and West Indian sugar planters imported Africans ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in AmericaAvis d'utilisateur - Sarah Fournier - Goodreads
Read selected chapters for research on a history paper. His writing is very emotional (if thats the right word). He is trying to make indentured servitude look horrible on the same scale as black slavery almost and his language gets the point across. Very persuasive. Consulter l'avis complet
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