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1832: Africans and Missionaries pitched against Planters and Church

Meeting of the Ladies Anti-Slavery Society, 3 October 1832, Friends Meeting House, Manchester Long before the time appointed for the lecture, carriages were seen rolling up to the gates discharging their gay inmates…it is doubtful whether ever such an assemblage, … Continue reading

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It’s not all about Abe: the uncelebrated activists of the anti-slavery movement

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To Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States. ‘As citizens of Manchester, assembled at the Free-Trade Hall, we beg to express our fraternal sentiments towards you and your country. We rejoice in your greatness, as an outgrowth of England, whose … Continue reading

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