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1758-1759

Account of the Speedwell
Account from the Speedwell, a Brown-owned ship, on a voyage to New Orleans, 1758-1759. The account includes proceeds from the sale of seven slaves. It also notes two other slaves who were given as "presents" to the Governor and Intendent of the colony - presumably a bribe paid for the right to trade in a French colony at a time when France and Britain were at war.