Not until 1775 do we find any legislation on the slave-trade.
It is the parent, the fosterer, the sole supporter of the slave-trade.
By another act, America has consummated the long-delayed treaty with Great Britain for the suppression of the slave-trade.
This was in 1563, the date of England's first venture in the slave-trade.
Moor (Francis) factor to the African company, his account of the slave-trade on the river Gambia, 111.
The subject of his first successful speech in Parliament was the slave-trade.
The attitude of the South toward the slave-trade changed pari passu with this development of the cotton trade.
The making of rum aided and almost supported the slave-trade in this country.
The statesman felt it; it put new vigor into the despatches he wrote and the measures he devised with regard to the slave-trade.
We will bide our time; but the slave-trade shall not continue!