173 pp. (letters 118pp., treaty text 24pp., blank 31pp.), very neatly written in a ledgerbook, 9¼ x 7 3/8 in., bound in original black morocco and marbled paper boards, modern protective slipcase." /> [SLAVE TRADE]. FOOTE, Andrew Hull (1806-1863), <I>Admiral, U.S.N.</I> Manuscript letterbook kept by Lt. Commander Foote as captain of the U.S. Sloop of War <I>Perry</I>, charged with the suppression of the African slave trade. Titled on page 1: "Part of a Correspondence on the Southern Coast of Africa...in relation to the slave trade and nationality. Also The Instructions of the American and British Governments...under the Treaty of Washington, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade." [At sea, 21 March 1850--26 December 1851]. <I>173 pp. (letters 118pp., treaty text 24pp., blank 31pp.), very neatly written in a ledgerbook, 9¼ x 7 3/8 in., bound in original black morocco and marbled paper boards, modern protective slipcase.</I> | Christie's