Note: A Guinea venture, c.1657: a note on the early English slave trade.

By John C. Appleby, published February 1993


The Guinea trade, initially conducted for trade in gold, ivory and pepper, became involved in slaving in the 1620s and 30s, and the fragmentary records reveal the inclusion of Tambay, ‘a christian Negro’ amongst its backers.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Early Modern)
Subjects include: Merchant Marines

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