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The Triangle Trade and Early Nineteenth Century Rum Distilleries in Bristol, Rhode Island (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jennifer Banister.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Reinterpreting New England’s Past For the Future" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Although the slave trade was outlawed in 1787, Rhode Island merchants continued slave voyages to West Africa and the West Indies into the early 1800s. By then the coastal town of Bristol had surpassed Newport as the busiest slave port in the state. Bristol’s DeWolf family financed 88 slaving voyages from 1784 to 1807, roughly...