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A letter on the abolition of the slave trade

William Wilberforce

A letter on the abolition of the slave trade

addressed to the freeholders and other inhabitants of Yorkshire

by William Wilberforce

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Published by Printed by L. Hansard for T. Cadell & W. Davies in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. London, England : World Microfilms, 1978. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (Anti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ; reel 3, v. 6, no. 5).

Statementby W. Wilberforce.
SeriesAnti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ;, reel 3, v. 6, no. 5.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 82/534 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiii, 396 p.
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2951143M
LC Control Number84192442

  Buy A letter on the abolition of the slave trade by William Wilberforce from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Learning Resource 3 – Abolition and Emancipation Topic 8 Arguments for abolishing the slave trade The first organised campaign against the slave trade began in the s. Before then, most British people simply took slavery for granted. They did not question whether it was right or .

  In , he helped his friend, Henry Thornton, to establish the Sierra Leone Company to resettle former slaves and promote legitimate trade and on 31 January , his book, A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, was published. Finally, Wilberforce’s perseverance was rewarded and the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act received royal. As the book appeared in the spring of , the privy council was winding up its hearings, the abolition committee was plastering the country with slave ship diagrams, and William Wilberforce was.

  How slaveholder Thomas Jefferson planted the seed of abolition Long-lost Thomas Jefferson letter on Revolutionary War found. Jefferson was referring to the African slave trade, using. A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Addressed to the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of Yorkshire by WILBERFORCE,William COVID Update May 4, Biblio is open and shipping orders.


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A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. William Wilberforce ( ) was a politic /5(7).

In A Letter, Wilberforce described the evidence and arguments against the slave trade that he had accumulated over the course of two decades. It was published on Janu On 25 March royal assent was given to a bill abolishing slave trade with the introduction of.

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Title: A letter on the abolition of the slave trade: addressed to the freeholders and other inhabitants of : William WilberforcePublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other Cited by: 9.

Abolitionism, or the abolitionist movement, was the movement to end term can be used both formally and informally. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historic movement that sought to end the Atlantic slave trade and set slaves free.

King Charles I of Spain, usually known as Emperor Charles V, was following the example of Louis X of France, who had abolished. Lord Nelson and slavery: Nelson’s dark side When Lord Nelson died he was hailed as Britain’s greatest seafaring hero – a reputation that survives to this day.

However, a letter he wrote onboard HMS Victory reveals a different face, showing his vehement opposition to William Wilberforce’s campaign for the abolition of the slave trade.

Randolph's Letter on the Proposed Abolition of the African Slave Trade, published soon after, is a key document in calling for restraint amidst demands for abolition of the slave trade. While Randolph praises such efforts, his Letter clearly signals the authority of those. This letter also asks Harford to try to interest the Roman Catholic Church in banning the slave trade.

Wilberforce also mentions trying to interest Sir Thomas Acland and Lord Castlereagh in making an attempt to interest the Pope in the abolition of the slave trade.

Get this from a library. A letter on the abolition of the slave trade: addressed to the freeholders and other inhabitants of Yorkshire. [William Wilberforce]. The main reasons for the abolition of the slave trade The trading and exportation of slaves has been a large part if Britain’s history since the early 15th century and the British Empire had been partly founded on the basis of exchanging slaves for goods and foreign products.

years after the slave trade began and people were finally realizing how morally wrong the exchanging of humans. Campaign for Abolition (Summary) This page provides a summary of the campaign for the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade by breaking it into seven stages or 'steps to success'.

These stages are a useful tool for analysing the tactics and also the success of the campaign. But the abrasive was no mere incident; it was the policy of emancipation. Beginning in mid Lincoln intensified the pressure on all the slave states, and in early the policy began to pay off.

Between January,and January,seven slave states abolished slavery, all under intense pressure from the federal government. HANOVER, Va., Jan. 13, DEAR SIR: I take this opportunity to acknowledge the receipt of ANTHONY BENEZETS book against the Slave trade. I thank you for it. 'Friends and colleagues competed to pass along to me the world's first example of a direct mail fundraising letter.

I thought I'd hit the jackpot last year when writer Adam Hochschild presented me with a photocopy from the Minute Books of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, minutes of the meeting of October 7,   For an apology to have meaning, Anti-Slavery International's Fight for Freedom campaign is calling for measures to address the continuing legacies of the slave : Guardian Staff.

Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade Abolition of the Slave Trade. In in Britain, and most of the world, slavery was an accepted and legal practice. letter campaigns, trade boycotts, submissions and petitions to parliament, collecting evidence of violations. Get this from a library! Letter on the abolition of the slave trade: addressed to the freeholders and other inhabitants of Yorkshire.

[William Wilberforce; Wilberforce House Museum.; Adam Matthew Digital (Firm); Gale.] -- William Wilberforce () was a politician, philanthropist and evangelical Christian, now best known for his work to end the slave trade.Illustrations fold out, including the infamous woodcut of a slave ship filled with people (volume two, following page ).

Volume one contains pages, volume two contains pages. Printed by R. Taylor and Co., for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. Clarkson dedicates the book to British Parliamentary notables devoted to the abolition of slavery.

A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Addressed to the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of Yorkshire. London: Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 8 o ( x mm). Half-title. Contemporary tree calf (rebacked); green cloth folding case.