The History of Leith

December 6, 2006

Shame of city’s slavery profits

‘SLAVES are very seldom inventive; and all the most important improvements have been the discoveries of the freemen. In the manufactures carried out by slaves, therefore, more labour must generally have been employed to execute the same quantity of work, than in those carried on by freemen. The work of the former must, upon that account, generally have been dearer than the latter.” for more click here

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