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Whipping Of Female Slaves

Whipping Of Female Slaves

Author: Phillippo, James M.

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: 1304.h.4

Item number: Page 172

Length: 19

Width: 11

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

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This text is taken from James Mursell Phillippo's book 'Jamaica: Its Past and Present State' and is a quote from the Marquis of Sligo, Howe Peter Brown. The Marquis of Sligo, who implemented the Emancipation Act of 1st August 1834, campaigned for the freedom of slaves and against the ill treatment of apprentices. Here he calls for an end to the whipping of female slaves, and to 'put to an end the conduct so repugnant to humanity, and so contrary to law.'

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