145) On that date, the Cabinet met to discuss what instructions to give to the American diplomats negotiating with the British on the topics of impressment
and the slave trade.
Substantive rather than impressionistic analysis of the workings of state and national slave impressment
and other controversial measures also would be very helpful, as would greater care in resisting the temptation to equate unhappiness with Confederate policies with a desire to return to the United States.
81) Such impressments
caused a great deal of friction, particularly in the middle states, which bore the brunt of the confiscations as they had seen the largest part of the fighting.
The debates show that the Founders assumed that normal impressments
of state and local officers would continue, without any need for explicit provision in the Constitution.
In July 1795, according to the Universal Magazine (August 1795: 732), a mob, protesting such terrible impressments
, crossed Westminster Bridge and proceeded to burn the furniture of one of His Majesty's "recruiting" houses in Lambeth Road, a street running diagonally behind Blake's residence at Hercules Buildings.
The author of one article argues against the policy of impressment
(seizing private property for public use without compensation to the owner) and describes how people in various walks of life are affected differently by the inflation.
30) They also imply that while the attraction of the Delaware was both definite and obvious from both parts of Ireland after 1783, war and the fear of impressment
had a greater impact on the passenger trade from southern Ireland than it had on that from Ulster.
Around 80 percent of prosecuted persons have been convicted with various fines and impressments
while the others are under prosecution, the sources said and added only in 2015 about 71.
About 200 people from affected families including relatives of those killed, arrested, disappeared in custody and awarded life impressments
also attended the hunger strike.
7) Perhaps more infuriating to many Americans, a sudden increase in impressments
aboard American merchant ships accompanied these seizures.
They wanted an end to impressments
, they wanted fishing rights off Newfoundland, they wanted to annex at least part of Canada, they wanted indemnity for ships seized by the British, they wanted a signed agreement defining the rights of neutrals in wartime, etc.
Accounts are mostly first-person narratives about Native American captivity, prisoners of war from the Revolution and the War of 1812, slaves, Barbary narratives, maritime impressments
, pirate captivity, shipwreck, and mob riots.