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The English will not abandon the settling of Australia...Wilberforce & slavery...
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May 28, 1789
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789
* African slave trade
Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it."
* William Wilberforce
* Botany Bay - Australia
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, irregular at the spine, a printing error affects the Botany Bay report but causes no loss of text or readability.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's