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Improving The Condition Of The Slaves In The British Colonies -Page 36

Improving The Condition Of The Slaves In The British Colonies -Page 36

Author: Clarkson, Thomas

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1823

Shelfmark: 8155.e.19

Item number: Page 36

Length: 21.4

Width: 13.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed text

Extract from Thomas Clarkson's 'Thoughts on the Necessity of Improving the conditions of the Slaves in the British Colonies?.' Clarkson was one of the leading British campaigners against slavery and this book was published in order to highlight the plight of the enslaved population in the Caribbean in the 1820s. Clarkson argues that the 1807 act to abolish the slave trade had done nothing to improve their situation.

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