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Thread #62934 Message #1079595
Posted By: GUEST,JTT
25-Dec-03 - 03:53 AM
Thread Name: Songs for white slaves?
Subject: RE: Songs for white slaves?
There's a book about the Irish sent to the Caribbean: MacInerny, Rev. M. H. (1909). Irish Slaves in the West Indies. Dublin: Sealy, Bryers & Walker.
Here's an interesting family-genealogy page with some stuff:
Of course, Irish people in earlier times had made lots of money from slavery; I understand that they used to trade Scandinavian slaves down to Rome at one stage, the main slave market being around where Mulligans is in Dublin now.