British Online Archives

October 11, 2019, by Angela Shearsmith

On trial: American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution and Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797 from British Online Archives

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to 2 resources from the British Online Archives Collections:

American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution

Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797

 

American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American Revolution

This is a vital resource for the study of the slave trade, missionary work, the American Revolution, and trading records of the United States and Canada from 1621-1952.

Highlights include:

Naval Office shipping lists 1678-1825

British pamphlets relating to the American Revolution 1976-1783

American papers in the House of Lords Record Office 1621-1917

Collected papers of the Bolton Walt Whitman Fellowship including correspondence and photographs

 

 

 

Slave trading records from William Davenport Co 1745-1797:

This is a vital resource for the study of British slave trader William Davenport’s company, the African slave trade, and leading merchant families in Liverpool.

Highlights include:

Trading invoices and accounts for the company’s ships

Cargo lists and prices

Ledger books for 1763-1775

 

 

Both trials run until 5 November 2019.

Do let us know what you think. Please send your feedback to the Libraries Collections team: collections@nottingham.ac.uk

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