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Title
An Act to amend the Act for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies
Names
Great Britain. Parliament (Creator)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838-04-11
Place: London
Publisher: printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare Lapidus Collection Box 1 Folder 5
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Colonies -- Great Britain
Great Britain
Genres
Administrative acts
Physical Description
Extent: 6 pages. 19x31 cm.
Description
Further to An act for the abolition of slavery throughout the British Colonies, for promoting the industry of the manumitted slaves, and for compensating persons hitherto entitled to the services of such slaves.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 239277930
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20843743
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 403a2370-9d31-0133-f9a2-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1838: Issued
  • 2016: 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. "An Act to amend the Act for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1838-04-11. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b728cd50-c3ba-0133-82e6-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "An Act to amend the Act for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b728cd50-c3ba-0133-82e6-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1838-04-11). An Act to amend the Act for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b728cd50-c3ba-0133-82e6-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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An Act to amend the Act for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies