Ship "Forest King"

Ship "Forest King"

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Copy of Correspondence relating to the Crimping of the Crew of the "Forest King"

London, Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed, 30 March, 1886.

folio [32x21cm. 39 pages. disbound. light browning.

good clean condition in plastic spine binder.

lengthy correspondence relating to the twelve-man crew of the ship 'Forest King' of Nova Scotia and their treatment following their arrival in Amsterdam after a voyage from New York in 1885.

Much of the correspondence is from and to the British and Foreign Sailors Society, who took up the men's case