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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newport,_Rhode_Island

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. .... During the Colonial period, Newport was the center of the slave trade in New England, active in the .... Many of the homes were designed by New York architect Richard Morris Hunt, who kept a house in Newport himself.

slavenorth.com/rhodeisland.htm

Black slaves were in Rhode Island by 1652, and by the end of that century Rhode Island had become the only New England colony to use slaves for both labor and trade. ... Newport and Bristol were the major slave markets in the American colonies. ... As in other New England colonies with many slaves, masters had to be ...

newporthistory.org/about/brief-history-of-newport

By the time they arrived in Newport, many of these settlers were becoming ... The Colony House – Rhode Island's state house until 1901 – is in the background. ... was home to some of the most highly skilled craftsman in colonial America. ... the slave trade and widespread ownership of slaves by families throughout the city.

library.brown.edu/cds/slaveryandjustice/browse.php?verb=seeall

The balance of the letter offers information on the local market for slaves in Virginia. ... a colony established by the British on the Windward Coast of Africa as a home for ... (The slave trade into American ports was protected by the U.S. Constitution, ... The letter came first to Moses Brown, who was in Newport on business; ...

www.womenhistoryblog.com/2008/01/slavery-in-rhode-island.html

During the colonial period, Rhode Island was one corner of what has been named ... slave trading business to establish Redwood Library in Newport, America's oldest ... The towns of Newport and Bristol became the major slave markets in the ... They cut wheat, picked peas, milked cows, husked corn, cleaned homes and ...

www.warwickhistory.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=260:the-nefarious-slave-trade&catid=56&Itemid=125

Home; Warwick History ... Most of the sugar and molasses was taken to Newport or Providence and ... Obviously, the slave trade was going to bring very substantial profits. ... attack on a Jesuit mission in a French colony on the coast of South America. ... Potter, as well as other slave traders, tried to pack as many slaves as ...

www.rense.com/general69/invo.htm

"Jews also took an active part in the Dutch colonial slave trade; indeed, the bylaws of ... In fact, in all the American colonies, whether French (Martinique), British, ... of Newport in the late 1760's and early 1770's dominated Jewish slave trading ... networks of friends and family providing market reports of great use, played a ...

www.tracingcenter.org/resources/background/northern-involvement-in-the-slave-trade

The slave trade in particular was dominated by the northern maritime industry. ... may have been the biggest slave traders in U.S. history, but there were many ... was the largest market for slave traders, including the DeWolfs—most large colonial ... ports including Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Newport, Rhode Island.

www.nps.gov/nr/feature/presmonth/2008/newport_hd.htm

Newport Historic District and Brick Market, RI ... Many fortunes were made in the slave trade and 50 or 60 vessels were ... Later the Americans and their French allies were stationed in Newport until American independence was achieved. The later ... Three of them, Trinity Church and the Colony House, both National Historic ...