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Negro apprenticeship in the British colonies. by London Anti-slavery Society. Committee.

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Published by Published at the office of the Anti-slavery Society in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Slaves -- Emancipation,
  • Apprentices -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain -- Colonies

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LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4586226M
LC Control Number77227730

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  The research in this book will prove that the 13 British Colonies were founded by 4 black Scottish Kings; King James the 6th of Scotland, King Charles the 1st, King Charles the 2nd, King James the 2nd, Duke of York and King George the 2nd of England/5(32). Negro apprenticeship in the British colonies. London, Office of the Anti-slavery Society, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Anti-slavery Society (Great Britain) OCLC Number: Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Negro apprenticeship in the colonies a review of the report of the select committee of the House of Commons, appointed to inquire into "the working of the apprenticeship system in the colonies, the condition of the apprentices, and the laws and regulations affecting them which have been passed.". Published: (). Full text of "Negro apprenticeship in the British colonies" See other formats.

Prepared by the Committee of the London Anti-slavery Society Copy has an additional section of appendices pp. [33] Copy Oates. Negro apprenticeship in the British colonies. Negro apprenticeship in the British colonies. - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library Permanent link to this book Link to this page. Embed this book. Version. UTC About the version. About this Book/Tools Sidebar. idea and purposes of apprenticeship as it had been under-stood in the labor system of England. It was not until the autumn of that the British Anti-Slavery Society began to manifest any interest in the oper-ation of the apprenticeship system in the British Colonies. The new labor system had been placed in operation on August 1, Slavery was abolished in the British West Indies with passage of the Slavery Abolition Act of The British did not immediately shift to free labor. A system of apprenticeship was implemented alongside emancipation in Britain's Caribbean possessions that required slaves to continue laboring for their former masters for a period of four to six years in exchange for .

York University Libraries, Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3 Phone:   According to the laws governing apprenticeship, the apprentices were forced to work for their masters for three quarters of the working week. There is no evidence that the estates suffered from a lack of labour. It is true that in ten out of eleven British West Indian colonies there was a decline in sugar production during apprenticeship. The Iniquities of Apprenticeship Febru Anne M Powers If anyone was ever in any doubt about the iniquities of the Apprenticeship scheme that followed the apparent abolition of slavery in the British colonies this little book lays out in graphic detail just how much more dreadful things became for those who had been enslaved.   In the case of the abolition of slavery, the compromise was the Apprenticeship System. After slave trading was abolished in the British colonies in , the public agitation amongst the British public died down, especially with the more pressing and proximate concerns over the Napoleonic Wars.