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SLAVERY

AND THE

INTERNAL SLAVE TRADE

IN THE

UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA;

BEING

REPLIES TO QUESTIONS

TRANSMITTED BY THE COMMITTEE OF

The British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society,

FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE

THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

PRESENTED TO THE GENERAL ANTI-SLAVERY CONVENTION,

HELD IN LONDON, JUNE, 1840.

BY THE

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ANTI-

SLAVERY SOCIETY.

LONDON:

THOMAS WARD AND CO., PATERNOSTER ROW;

AND TO BE HAD AT THE OFFICE OF THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN ANTI-

SLAVERY SOCIETY, 27, NEW BROAD STREET.

1841.
EIR

TIE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY
153895

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS.

95

LONDON :

PRINTED DY J, HADDON, CASTLE STREET, FINSBURY,

ADVERTISEMENT.

The Committee of the British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, with a view of obtaining information relative to slavery and the slave trade, transmitted, some time previous to the Anti-slavery Convention, a list of QUERIES to various parts of the world, and among them the following to the United States of America ; which, with the REPLIES received from the Executive Committee of the American Anti-slavery Society were laid before the Convention, and that body, regarding the information they contain as most important, appointed a Committee to prepare them for the press, under whose direction they are published.

now

British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society,

27, New Broad Street, London.

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