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Clarkson, Thomas

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1760 - 1846

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volume, handwritten manuscript of Thomas Clarkson's "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade." In it, Clarkson describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement....
Dates: Undated

Rhoads Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1033
Overview Nineteenth century letters and papers primarily of the Quaker Gibbons and Rhoads families, often relating to abolition and the Free Produce Association.
Dates: 1822-1955