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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
Overview In Thomas Clarkson's manuscript "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," he 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. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July,...
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

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Subject
Antislavery movements -- History 1
Free produce movement 1
Great Britain 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
commonplace books 1
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diaries 1
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