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Ed. Awnsham Churchill and John Churchill, 173–239. London, 1732. Polanyi, Karl. Dahomey and the Slave Trade. Seattle, 1966. Public Record Office. Records of the African Companies. T70. London, 1871. Quénum, Maximilien. Les ancêtres de la famille Quénum. Langres, 1981. —. Au pays des Fon, 3d ed. Paris, 1983. Repin, Dr. ” Le Tour du Monde 1, no. 1 (1863):65–112. C. Benin and the Europeans 1485–1897. London, 1969. Smith, William. A New Voyage to Guinea. London, 1744. Snelgrave, William. A New Account of Some Parts of Guinea.

68 Swanzey, “On the trade in West Africa,” 482. 69 A. Le Herissé, L’ancien royaume du Dahomey (Paris, 1911), 289. 70 For references, see Law, “On pawning and enslavement for debt,” 62–3. 71 Delbée, “Journal,” 2:426. 72 By contrast, in Allada (as later in Dahomey) royal authority was stronger, and the King asserted a monopoly of justice, which included entailed jurisdiction over the handling of cases of debt. 73 In any case, the King’s attitude toward the enforcement of debt repayment was sometimes ambivalent.

The History of Dahomy. London, 1793. Dantzig, Albert van, ed. The Dutch on the Guinea Coast 1674–1742: A Collection of Documents from the General State Archive at The Hague. Accra, 1978. —. “English Bosman and Dutch Bosman: A Comparison of Texts--VI”, History in Africa 7 (1980):281–91. Dapper, Olfert. Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten. 2d ed. Amsterdam, 1676. [Delbée]. “Journal du voyage du Sieur Delbée,” in Relation de ce qui s’est passé dans les Isles et Terre-ferme de l’Amérique pendant la dernière guerre avec l’Angleterre.

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