[Joseph Chamberlain, statesman.] Autograph Note Signed J. Chamberlain to Sir Richard Temple, administrator in British India and a politician, about a Resolution concermimg the West African Liquor Traffic.

Joseph Chamberlain (1836 – 1914), statesman.
Publication details: 
Colonial Office embossed stamp, 28 March 1898.
SKU: 23665

Two pages, 12mo, sl. damaged and stained from being removed from an album, text clear and complete. Text: I have today received your letter of the 25th instant forwarding a copy of the Resoluiton passed at a Meeting at Hampstead on Thursday 24th March on the subject of the West African Liquor Traffic. Note: Before the suppression of the transatlantic slave trade European spirits were among the principal commodities exchanged for negro slaves (article In JSTOR).