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" I put them in leg-irons; and if these be not enough, why, I handcuff them ; if handcuffs be too little, I put a collar round their neck, with a chain locked to a ringbolt on the deck ; if one chain won't do, I put two, and if two won't do, I put three... "
An Essay on Colonization, Particularly Applied to the Western Coast of ... - Page 85
by Carl Bernhard Wadström - 1794 - 365 pages
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Liberia, Volume 1

Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston - Africa, West - 1906
...Portuguese Apanhar, to catch, kidnap, 119 "'I put them in leg-irons; and if these be not enough, why, I handcuff them ; if handcuffs be too little, I put...two, and if two won't do, I put three — you may trust me for that.' " He afterwards very gravely assured me that he never knew any cruelties committed....
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Liberia. With an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia, by Dr. Otto ..., Volume 1

Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston - 1906
...Portuguese Apanhar, to catch, kidnap, " ' I put them in leg-irons ; and if these be not enough, why, I handcuff them ; if handcuffs be too little, I put...two, and if two won't do, I put three — you may trust me for that.' " He afterwards very gravely assured me that he never knew any cruelties committed....
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Out of the House of Bondage: Runaways, Resistance and Marronage in Africa ...

Gad J. Heuman - Political Science - 1986 - 199 pages
...cargo: 'I put them all in leg-irons; and if these be not enough, why then I handcuff them; if hand cuffs be too little, I put a collar round their neck, with...put two, and if two won't do I put three; you may trust me for that . . . these are not cruelties; they are matters of course; there's no carrying on...
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If We Must Die: Shipboard Insurrections in the Era of the ..., Volume 38

Eric Robert Taylor - History - 2006 - 266 pages
...well barr'd.45 Yet another captain reported, "I put them [the slaves] all in leg-irons; and if these be not enough, why then I hand-cuff them; if hand-cuffs...won't do, I put two, and if two won't do, I put three. . . . These are not cruelties; they are matters of course; there's no carrying on the trade without...
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Liberia Communication

Samuel R. Watkins - Social Science - 2007 - 288 pages
...handcuffs are not many, I put a collar around their necks with a chain lock to a ringbolt on the deck. If chain won't do, I put two and if two wont do, I put three." With dignity he boasted, "You can trust me for that." It cannot be conceived the degradation of these...
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