On February 02, 1720, the Crown Gally set sail from London to Madagascar, which was the primary site of slave purchase. Once the two-hundred and forty slaves embarked upon the ship at Madagascar, the Crown Gally then commenced its remainder of a four-hundred and sixty-seven day trip to New York, which landed on June 05, 1721. 1While this itinerary may appear to resemble any other slave voyage that departed from London and had bought slaves on the West Coast of Africa, it is not. In fact, the Crown Gally voyage to New York was completely illegal.
Prior to the date of embarkation from London in 1720, the Crown Gally, which was registered in London, was previously registered in New York in 1716 und...
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