“The Sale of Goods”

John Atkins. From A Voyage to Guinea, Brasil and the West Indies, 1735.

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John Atkins was a surgeon in the British navy who sailed to the west coast of Africa in 1721. He published an account of the journey in which he reproduced this 1720 invoice of goods traded for individual slaves.

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Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title The Sale of Goods
Short Title A Slave Trader's Invoice, 1735
Book Title A Voyage to Guinea, Brasil and the West Indies
Place of Publication London
Publisher C. Ward and R. Chandler
Creator John Atkins
Publication Date 1735
Pages pp. 163–164
Call Number Ayer 1269 .B8 A87 1735
Location Special Collections 4th floor