Zulueta on Trial: The London Press and the case of the Slave Ship Augusta

[Author's note: this will be a three part post with the second and third part being posted in the next two weeks. Please see the blog's first post for more context on the Zulueta family and their involvement in the slave trade.] Pedro de Zulueta, the son of the patriarch of the Zulueta merchant family … Continue reading Zulueta on Trial: The London Press and the case of the Slave Ship Augusta

When Archives Deceive

[Author's note: This is the second post dealing with the Spanish slave ship Arrogante. The first post can be found here. Both posts can be read as stand alone pieces.] It is both a thrilling and frustrating moment when you realize that the letters and memoranda you are looking at in the archives are deceiving … Continue reading When Archives Deceive