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Honoring Horatio Nelson... Wilberforce on slavery...

Item # 629229 SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1797 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a report beginning: "Mr. Wilberforce said that it were only wasting the time of the House to go to any length into a subject which had already undergone such full & frequent discussions...suffered themselves to be influenced by their feelings; it has been conceded to us that the slave trade was adverse to every principle of justice & humanity..." with more (see). News reports near the back include an account of a duel, as well s an account of Sir Horatio Nelson being honored for "...his bravery and conduct in the British service..." which includes: "Sir Horatio Nelson's Answer" as well (see).
Included are both full page plates called for.
Complete in 58 pages, a banner heading at the top of the first page with the title, 5 by 8 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's