slave dealer

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Synonyms for slave dealer

a person engaged in slave trade

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It was here that some forty slave dealers swooped down on the fugitives early [on the morning of August 17, 1847] and captured them.
Circa 1756, Oswald established a close personal and business relationship with Henry Laurens, one of the wealthiest rice planters and slave dealers in the South Carolina Colony.
Meanwhile Mischa Barton plays a beautiful princess forced to agree to marry de la Ratta as she waits for the Russian Count to whom she is bethrothed to turn up, while a party of her wedding guests variously fall in with randy milk maids and nefarious slave dealers.
Thus, it is also relevant to note that historians had not been able to record all the atrocities that were committed during the four decades of the slave trade which could be partly attributed to the fact that even when the slave trade had been officially abolished, some die-hard slave dealers still carried on with the trade because of the enormous profits they realized from this cruel business.
Slave dealers then targeted the coasts of Guinea, Congo and Angola and bought subjects and prisoners from certain rulers in these areas.
Both Hardmans were general merchants who had amassed their fortunes as ship-owners and slave dealers in the burgeoning port of Liverpool.
Most mills had labor agents, they called them, slave dealers would have suited better, and these labor agents traveled through the surrounding country searching for tenant families that were in hard luck.
The paper continued: "The United States is prepared to recognise all slavery as a crime against humanity, but wants to shift the focus from the transatlantic trade and match it with the centuries-long traffic in humans from east and central Africa by Arab slave dealers.
There are special sections on African eunuchs and slave dealers.
His goal was to find out what happened to African cultures after they were transported to Haiti by slave dealers.
Even the slave trade was outside the British empire, and African slave dealers usually controlled that tragic exchange.
Cable suggests that his name is a compound pun: Bras-Coupt's tribe lost its strong right arm when he was captured in battle and sold to slave dealers, and that same strong arm, in slavery, was henceforth "no better than a useless stump," no longer able to shake a spear or swing a wooden sword in battle.
46) As well as doctors, Salpe and other midwives may have been called in by slave dealers on such occasions, mangonicauit in the passage in question would not then refer to Salpe acting on her own behalf as an independent businesswoman, but to a paid service performed in the capacity of a consultant.
Slave dealers were most interested in selling younger robust men and women, who were viewed as having more economic worth.