2 edition of Society for effecting the abolition of the slave trade found in the catalog.
Society for effecting the abolition of the slave trade
Microfilm. London, England : World Microfilms, 1978. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (Anti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ; reel 14, v. H, no. 174).
|Series||Anti-slavery collection, 18th-19th centuries ;, reel 14, v. H, no. 174.|
|Contributions||Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 82/534 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||84224383|
A committed opponent to slavery, Rathbone was a founding member of the Liverpool Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade (perhaps another name for the Liverpool branch of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade founded in , a society originating in London the year before. In , a group called the Abolition Committee (sometimes referred to as the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade) arose out of a Quaker group called the Meeting on Suffering. This new committee was made up of Quakers, as well as prominent evangelical Thomas Clarkson and lawyer Granville Sharp.
Campaign for Abolition (Summary) This page provides a summary of the campaign for the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade by breaking it into seven stages or 'steps to success'. These stages are a useful tool for analysing the tactics and also the success of the campaign. In the Quakers of Portsmouth made their anti-slavery campaign official by forming The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, joining forces .
Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade Abolition of the Slave Trade. In in Britain, and most of the world, slavery was an accepted and legal practice. A number of organisations including the Anti-slavery Society continued to campaign against modern day slavery. Observations, occasioned by the attempts made in England to effect the abolition of the slave trade: shewing the manner in which Negroes are treated in the British colonies, in the West-Indies ; and, also, some particular remarks on a letter addressed to the treasurer of the society for effecting such abolition, from the Rev. Mr. Robert Boucher Nicholls, Dean of Middleham.
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The official record from the minute book of The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade in offers a unique insight into how, more than years ago, funds were raised to help fight one of the greatest social evils of all time.
The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, (or The Society for The Abolition of The Slave Trade), was a British abolitionist group, formed on 22 Maywhen twelve men gathered together at a printing shop in London, England.
Origins. The first statement by Dutch and German Quakers was signed at Germantown, Pennsylvania in File Size: KB. Extract. Society for the Purpose of Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (act. –), formally constituted on 22 Maywas composed of predominantly middle-class idealists, some of them radical in their opinions, whose purpose was to campaign specifically for the abolition of the British slave trade.
It drew upon earlier abolitionist sentiment in. On May 22nd,twelve men met at 2 George Yard in the City of London, in what was then a printing shop and bookstore, to set up the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (or The Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade).
Nine of the twelve founders were Quakers: John Barton, William Dillwyn, George Harrison, Samuel Hoare Jr., Joseph Hooper, John Lloyd, Joseph Woods Sr.
Early abolitionist activity in Britain was channeled through the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade (SEAST), organized in Maywhich, with some justification, has been described as the prototype of the nineteenth-century reform organization.
Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade In Granville Sharp and his friend Thomas Clarkson decided to form the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
Although Sharp and Clarkson were both Anglicans, nine out of the twelve members on the committee, were Quakers. member of the influential London Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
The Society had been founded in by two Anglican campaigners, Granville Sharp and Thomas Clarkson. But many other members, including Dickson, were Quakers. British Quakers File Size: 2MB.
Printed by Ds. Willison for the Society Instituted at Edinburgh for the Purpose of Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade Edinburgh Extracts from the evidence delivered before a Select Committee of the House of Commons, in the years and ( Mb PDF).
Abolition of the Slave Trade. A strong movement emerged in 18th-century Britain to put an end to the buying and selling of human beings. This campaign to abolish the slave trade developed alongside international events such as the French Revolution, as well as retaliation by maroon communities, sporadic unrest, and individual acts of resistance from enslaved people in the British colonies.
This source discusses Hannah More’s role in the abolition of slavery and the slave trade. This is an aspect of More’s life that sometimes may be overlooked in biographical information. More was a member of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the African Slave Trade. She lived in a town where the slave trade was prominent.
Sudoc Catalogue:: Livre / BookLetter to the treasurer of the Society Instituted for the Purpose of Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade [Ressource électronique] / from the.
The 'Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade' organised a nationwide effort to highlight the evils of the Atlantic slave trade and to mark it as an issue of national outcry. It met. Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 8 people gave books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create.
I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £).Author: Thomas Clarkson.
In July,members of the Society for the Abolition of Slave Trade established the African Institution, an organization that was committed to watch over the execution of the law, seek a ban on the slave trade by foreign powers and to promote the "civilization and happiness" of Africa.
This essay will not only identify the factors responsible for the abolition of Atlantic slave trade but will also comment on the impact of abolition on the economic and political fortunes of. marked the bicentennial of an extraordinary event.
In that year, the British Parliament outlawed the slave trade. While the anniversary passed without too much comment in the United States, it was commemorated widely in Britain.
Out of that cultural moment has come Marika' Sherwood's provocative new book, After Abolition. The Brookes ship () First designed in Plymouth in and published in December by the Plymouth Chapter of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, the image was then made widely available by the bookseller James Phillips (Jennings 8).
To gain more support, the Quakers formed an abolitionist group that consisted of nine Quakers and three Anglicans. The group was called “The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade.” They were tasked with raising awareness about slavery and lobbying for a law to end it.
. Slavery and Abolition in the US: Select Publications of the s is a digital collection of books and pamphlets that demonstrate the varying ideas and beliefs about slavery in the United States as expressed by Americans throughout the nineteenth Size: 2MB. The historiography of slavery has undergone a fundamental transformation, particularly since the s.
There has been an explosion of literature on slavery in the British Empire. There has also been a significant shift in studies of the slave trade. Earlier work tended to focus on the undoubted horrors of the trade but provided little analytical framework for understanding : Gad Heuman.
The effect of Stephen's act was to reduce the trade by two-thirds, paving the way for the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in February The Prime Minister, Lord Grenville, introduced the Slave Trade Abolition Bill in the House of Lords on the 2nd January when it received a first reading.
Wedgwood copied the original design by the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade as a cameo in black and white. The inscription 'Am I .His An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species () brought him into association with Granville Sharp, William Wilberforce, and other foes of slavery.
In he joined them in forming a society for the abolition of the slave trade.