The papers of William Davenport & Co., 1745-1797

Papers of William Davenport & Co.
Davenport, William
Date published: 
March 2009
Electronic resource

William Davenport was a Liverpool merchant and British slave trader. From the late 1740s till the early 1790s, he invested regularly in the African slave trade and was a partner in slaving ventures with other leading merchant Liverpool families. These papers from Keele University Library are accompanied by an introduction by Professor David Richardson, Hull University.