A Burden of Proof: Pedro de Zulueta’s Acquittal

[Author's note: this is the third post about Pedro de Zulueta's trial on charges of slave trading. Please see the previous two blogs, Zulueta on Trial and In his Own Defence for context on the trial. Please see the blog's first post for a more general context on Anglo-Iberian suppression of the slave trade.] When … Continue reading A Burden of Proof: Pedro de Zulueta’s Acquittal

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