The degredation and suffering of eight hundred thousand of our fellow creatures in the British West India Islands, surely ought to be enough to rouse the feelings and awaken the sympathy of every one not wholly dead to humanity

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The degredation and suffering of eight hundred thousand of our fellow creatures in the British West India Islands, surely ought to be enough to rouse the feelings and awaken the sympathy of every one not wholly dead to humanity
Additional title: "Withold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it."
Names
Heyrick, Elizabeth, 1769-1831 (Author)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1824
Place: London
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare Lapidus Collection Box 2 Folder 20
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Genres
Essays
Notes
Content: "Read an interesting pamphlet entitled, 'Immediate, not gradual, Abolition,' published by F. Westley, Stationers Court; and 'Rights of Man,' (not Paine's) but the Rights of Man in the West Indies, by Knight & Lacy, Peternoster Row" -- page 2.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 page. 14x22 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 930604085
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20845604
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fcd60dc0-9d31-0133-bc4d-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1769: Creator Born
  • 1824: Issued
  • 1831: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The degredation and suffering of eight hundred thousand of our fellow creatures in the British West India Islands, surely ought to be enough to rouse the feelings and awaken the sympathy of every one not wholly dead to humanity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1824. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/98892e50-b33f-0133-3462-00505686d14e

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The degredation and suffering of eight hundred thousand of our fellow creatures in the British West India Islands, surely ought to be enough to rouse the feelings and awaken the sympathy of every one not wholly dead to humanity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/98892e50-b33f-0133-3462-00505686d14e

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1824). The degredation and suffering of eight hundred thousand of our fellow creatures in the British West India Islands, surely ought to be enough to rouse the feelings and awaken the sympathy of every one not wholly dead to humanity Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/98892e50-b33f-0133-3462-00505686d14e

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The degredation and suffering of eight hundred thousand of our fellow creatures in the British West India Islands, surely ought to be enough to rouse the feelings and awaken the sympathy of every one not wholly dead to humanity