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History of the Liverpool privateers and letters of marque with an account of the Liverpool slave trade. by Gomer Williams

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Liverpool (England),
  • England,
  • Liverpool.

Subjects:

  • Privateering.,
  • Slave-trade -- England -- Liverpool.,
  • Liverpool (England) -- History, Naval.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the first ed., 1897.

SeriesReprints of economic classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA690.L8 W55 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 718 p.
Number of Pages718
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5993085M
LC Control Number66024413

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CHAPTER V. Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque Ships during the Wars of the French Revolution. (pp. ) The ten years of peace which succeeded the war with America, were years of extraordinary activity and prosperity, during which the trade of Liverpool increased more rapidly than it had done during any former decade in its history. Start your review of History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque: With an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade, Write a review Ade Bailey rated it really liked it4/5. History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque - by Gomer Williams February History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque. History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade, [Williams, Gomer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade, /5(1).

Excerpt from History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque: With an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade In dealing with the delicate subject of the Liverpool Slave Trade - a subject which, for reasons that may be guessed, has been lightly touched upon by most local writers - the author has endeavoured to confine himself to a plain statement of facts - facts which need no Author: Gomer Williams. History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque: With an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade, Gomer Williams McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, - History - pages. This book, first published in , examines two important factors in the growth of Liverpool as a major port: privateering and the slave trade. It incorporates a large amount of primary source material, including extracts from letters and newspaper reports. Privateeering developed as Britain became a global maritime power through merchant shipping and exploration, privateers being . History of the Liverpool privateers and letters of marque with an account of the Liverpool slave trade. London: William Heinemann; Liverpool: Edward Howell, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Gomer Williams.

History of the Liverpool privateers and letters of marque with an account of the Liverpool slave trade.   History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade, - Ebook written by Gomer Williams. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Author: Gomer Williams. A letter of marque and reprisal (French: lettre de marque; lettre de course) was a government license in the Age of Sail that authorized a private person, known as a privateer or corsair, to attack and capture vessels of a nation at war with the captured, the privateer could then bring the case of that prize before their own admiralty court for condemnation and . Originally published in , and now available in a recent printing, History of the Liverpool Privateers is the most detailed period document on privateering and the slave trade. The first half of the book concentrates on privateering, covering historically important eras such as the Seven Years' War, the American Revolution and the French Revolution.