Granville Sharp, London, England. To "Gentlemen of the Committee" [for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Edinburgh]

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Title
Granville Sharp, London, England. To "Gentlemen of the Committee" [for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Edinburgh]
Collection

Slavery and the Abolition of the Slave Trade collection

Abolition--Sharp, Granville

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1789-03-14
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: MS Abolition ST6
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Genres
Documents
Correspondence
Physical Description
Extent: 1 page (1 leaf); 9 x 7 1/4"
Description
Autograph letter signed. Mr. [William] Wilberforce will shortly introduce a motion in the House of Commons relative to "the Business which we have so much at Heart, the Abolition of the Slave Trade"; requests that each person get in touch with members of the House and urge particular attention.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883950
MSS Unit ID: 20774
Calendar number: #118
Manuscript identifier: MS Abolition ST6
Archives EAD ID: 3152512
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cca3ca90-28a0-0137-8a4f-051c6ab7e70f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1789: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Granville Sharp, London, England. To "Gentlemen of the Committee" [for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Edinburgh]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9a8930e0-2a4d-0133-1ac3-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Granville Sharp, London, England. To "Gentlemen of the Committee" [for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Edinburgh]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9a8930e0-2a4d-0133-1ac3-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1789). Granville Sharp, London, England. To "Gentlemen of the Committee" [for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Edinburgh] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9a8930e0-2a4d-0133-1ac3-58d385a7b928

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Granville Sharp, London, England. To "Gentlemen of the Committee" [for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Edinburgh]