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Corporate Author Great Britain. Privy Council.
Title Slaves, Berbice and Demerara [electronic resource] : the minutes of evidence taken before His Majesty's Privy Council, in the matter of the Berbice and Demerara manumission Order in Council.
Caption Title Minutes of evidence before Privy Council on Demerara and Berbice manumission
Publication Info [London : s.n., 1828]



Descript 83 p. ; 33 cm.
Note Cover title.
"Return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons, dated 6th March 1828"
"Council Office, 7th March 1828"
Submitted by C.C. Greville.
"Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 18 April 1828"
At foot of cover: 261.
Testimony from proprietors of estates and slaves in Berbice and Demerara, at hearings to determine methods to compensate slave owners should emancipation occur. The hearings examined in detail factors affecting a slave's value, such as physical strength, mental acquirements, character, type of work in which the slave engaged.
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Caption Title Minutes of evidence before Privy Council on Demerara and Berbice manumission
Descript 83 p. ; 33 cm.
Note Cover title.
"Return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons, dated 6th March 1828"
"Council Office, 7th March 1828"
Submitted by C.C. Greville.
"Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 18 April 1828"
At foot of cover: 261.
Testimony from proprietors of estates and slaves in Berbice and Demerara, at hearings to determine methods to compensate slave owners should emancipation occur. The hearings examined in detail factors affecting a slave's value, such as physical strength, mental acquirements, character, type of work in which the slave engaged.
Corporate Author Great Britain. Privy Council.
Series Slavery, abolition & social justice.
Subject Slaves -- Emancipation -- Guyana.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- West Indies, British.
Slavery -- Government policy -- West Indies, British.
Slavery -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
Orders in council.
Alt author Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
Wilberforce House Museum.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Greville, Charles, 1794-1865.
Caption Title Minutes of evidence before Privy Council on Demerara and Berbice manumission

Subject Slaves -- Emancipation -- Guyana.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- West Indies, British.
Slavery -- Government policy -- West Indies, British.
Slavery -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
Orders in council.
Descript 83 p. ; 33 cm.
Note Cover title.
"Return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons, dated 6th March 1828"
"Council Office, 7th March 1828"
Submitted by C.C. Greville.
"Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 18 April 1828"
At foot of cover: 261.
Testimony from proprietors of estates and slaves in Berbice and Demerara, at hearings to determine methods to compensate slave owners should emancipation occur. The hearings examined in detail factors affecting a slave's value, such as physical strength, mental acquirements, character, type of work in which the slave engaged.
Alt author Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
Wilberforce House Museum.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Greville, Charles, 1794-1865.

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