Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/9/2006

History of slave trade shipments to go online

James Hair bought a man and two girls.

Joseph Bee plunked his money down for a boy and a girl.

The purchases are included in a detailed account of a 1784 slave sale in Charleston, S.C. The slaves — 563 men, women and children — arrived in South Carolina aboard the Comte du Nord, a British slave ship that carried its human cargo from the West African port of Malembo, north of the Congo River. for more click here

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