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Tracts on Slavery

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Benezet,Anthony (Author), Hodgson,Adam (Author), Cropper,James (Author), Cooper,Thomas (Author), Taylor,John (Author), Winn,T. S. (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Published:
s.l.: s.n.
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, United States, Jamaica, Slavery, Great Britain, Sugar trade
Notes:
Set contains materials concerning slavery printed between 1774-1845. Contents include: Abstract of the Acts of Parliament for abolishing slave trade and of the orders in council, 1810; Letter to John Bull : to which is added the sketch of a plan for the safe, speedy, and effectual abolition of slavery, 1823; Immediate, not gradual abolition; or, an inquiry into the shortest, safest, and most effectual means of getting rid of West Indian slavery, 1824; Thoughts on the abolition of slavery ; humbly submitted in a letter to the King, 1824; Report of the debate in the House of Commons, June the 16th, 1825 on Dr. Lushington's motion respecting the deportation of Messrs. L.C. Lecesne and J. Escoffery, two persons of colour, from Jamaica, 1825; Account of a shooting excursion on the mountains near Dromilly Estate, in the parish of Trelawny, and Island of Jamaica, 1825.