Trial of Pedro de Zulueta, jun., on a Charge of Slave Trading, under 5 Geo. IV,

TRIAL
OF PEDRO DE ZULUETA, JUN.,
ON A CHARGE OF
SLAVE TRADING.


TRIAL
OF
PEDRO DE ZULUETA, JUN.,
ON A CHARGE OF
SLAVE TRADING,
UNDER THE 5 GEO. IV, CAP. 113,
On Friday the 27th, Saturday the 28th, and Monday the 30th of October, 1843,
AT THE
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, OLD BAILEY,
LONDON.

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A Full Report from the Short-hand Notes of W. B. Gurney, Esq.

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WITH AN ADDRESS TO
THE MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS, AND TRADERS OF GREAT BRITAIN,
BY PEDRO DE ZULUETA, JUN., ESQ.
AND DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE CASE.

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LONDON:
C. WOOD & CO., POPPIN’S COURT, FLEET STREET.
1844.


LONDON
C. WOOD & CO., PRINTERS, POPPIN’S COURT, FLEET STREET.


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CONTENTS.


Page
Address to the Merchants, Manufacturers, and Traders of Great Britain ix
Opinions of Legal Authorities lxxiii
Documents illustrative of the case:—
Letter from R. R. Gibbons, Esq. to Messrs. Zulueta & Co., and Summary of Dr. Madden’s Report 1
Copy of a Letter from Messrs. Zulueta & Co. to Lord Viscount Sandon 5
Evidence of H. W. Macaulay, Esq. before the Select Committee on West Coast of Africa, forwarded to Messrs. Zulueta by order of the Chairman 7
Evidence of Captain Henry Worsley Hill, R.N., ibid 80
Additional Evidence of Captain H. W. Hill, ibid 102
Evidence of Captain the Honourable Joseph Denman, R.N., taken before the Select Committee on West Coast of Africa 107
Evidence of Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq., taken before the Select Committee on West Coast of Africa 167
Report from the Select Committee on the West Coast of Africa 187
Proceedings instituted against Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq.—Arrest Aug. 23, 1843 209
Application to take Bail (from the Anti-Slavery Reporter) 210
Indictment for Felony 211
Indictment for Conspiracy 214
[vi]Proceedings in the Central Criminal Court, August 24, 1843 (from the Anti-Slavery Reporter) 219
Affidavit of Defendant and Mr. Edward Lawford in support of Application for Writ of Certiorari 219
Motion to postpone the Trial of the Indictment 222
Trial of Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq.
First day, Central Criminal Court, Friday, Oct. 27, 1843 235
Second day, Saturday, Oct. 28 316
Third day, Monday, Oct. 30 391

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TO
THE MERCHANTS,
MANUFACTURERS,
AND
TRADERS OF GREAT BRITAIN.

TRIAL
OF PEDRO DE ZULUETA, JUN.,
ON A CHARGE OF
SLAVE TRADING.

TRIAL
OF
PEDRO DE ZULUETA, JUN.,
ON A CHARGE OF
SLAVE TRADING,
UNDER THE 5 GEO. IV, CAP. 113,
On Friday the 27th, Saturday the 28th, and Monday the 30th of October, 1843,
AT THE
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, OLD BAILEY,
LONDON.
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A Full Report from the Short-hand Notes of W. B. Gurney, Esq.

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WITH AN ADDRESS TO
THE MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS, AND TRADERS OF GREAT BRITAIN,
BY PEDRO DE ZULUETA, JUN., ESQ.
AND DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE CASE.

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LONDON:
C. WOOD & CO., POPPIN’S COURT, FLEET STREET.
1844.

LONDON
C. WOOD & CO., PRINTERS, POPPIN’S COURT, FLEET STREET.

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CONTENTS.
Page
Address to the Merchants, Manufacturers, and Traders of Great Britain ix
Opinions of Legal Authorities lxxiii
Documents illustrative of the case:—
Letter from R. R. Gibbons, Esq. to Messrs. Zulueta & Co., and Summary of Dr. Madden’s Report 1
Copy of a Letter from Messrs. Zulueta & Co. to Lord Viscount Sandon 5
Evidence of H. W. Macaulay, Esq. before the Select Committee on West Coast of Africa, forwarded to Messrs. Zulueta by order of the Chairman 7
Evidence of Captain Henry Worsley Hill, R.N., ibid 80
Additional Evidence of Captain H. W. Hill, ibid 102
Evidence of Captain the Honourable Joseph Denman, R.N., taken before the Select Committee on West Coast of Africa 107
Evidence of Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq., taken before the Select Committee on West Coast of Africa 167
Report from the Select Committee on the West Coast of Africa 187
Proceedings instituted against Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq.—Arrest Aug. 23, 1843 209
Application to take Bail (from the Anti-Slavery Reporter) 210
Indictment for Felony 211
Indictment for Conspiracy 214
[vi]Proceedings in the Central Criminal Court, August 24, 1843 (from the Anti-Slavery Reporter) 219
Affidavit of Defendant and Mr. Edward Lawford in support of Application for Writ of Certiorari 219
Motion to postpone the Trial of the Indictment 222
Trial of Pedro de Zulueta, Jun., Esq.
First day, Central Criminal Court, Friday, Oct. 27, 1843 235
Second day, Saturday, Oct. 28 316
Third day, Monday, Oct. 30 391
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TO
THE MERCHANTS,
MANUFACTURERS,
AND
TRADERS OF GREAT BRITAIN.