The Capture of a Slaver Annotated Before the account begins the reader gets Detailed Biography After the account the reader gets Literary Critique Study Aid The Capture of a Slaver is a personal historical non fictional accoun

  • Title: The Capture of a Slaver: Annotated
  • Author: John Taylor Wood
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Before the account begins, the reader gets 1 Detailed Biography After the account, the reader gets 1.Literary Critique 2 Study Aid The Capture of a Slaver is a personal historical non fictional account by midshipman John Taylor Wood 1830 1904 of the time he was charged with transporting and releasing the slaves aboard a captured Spanish slave ship Only 21 years olBefore the account begins, the reader gets 1 Detailed Biography After the account, the reader gets 1.Literary Critique 2 Study Aid The Capture of a Slaver is a personal historical non fictional account by midshipman John Taylor Wood 1830 1904 of the time he was charged with transporting and releasing the slaves aboard a captured Spanish slave ship Only 21 years old, he served aboard the USS Porpoise which was ten gun brig and bulky vessel laden with armoury and an eighty man strong crew This accounts the troubling, sad and painful portrayal of the slavery trade ROM 1830 to 1850 both Great Britain and the United States, by joint convention, kept on the coast of Africa at least eighty guns afloat for the suppression of the slave trade The traffic in slaves was very brisk in those times, the demand in the Brazils, in Cuba, and in other Spanish West Indies was urgent Besides, the profit of the business was so great that two or three successful ventures would enrich anyone The slavers name of slave ships transporting the slaves were generally small, very fast, schooner rigged vessels, hence harder to catch John Taylor Wood s account From the time we first got on board we had heard moans, cries, and rumblings coming from below, the hatches had been taken off, when there arose a hot blast as from a charnel house, sickening and overpowering In the hold were three or four hundred human beings, gasping, struggling for breath, dying their bodies, limbs, faces, all expressing terrible suffering In their agonizing fight for life, some had torn or wounded themselves or their neighbours dreadfully some were stiffened in the most unnatural positions.

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