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England abolishes the slave trade...



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July 02, 1791

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 2, 1791  Pages 2 & 3 have items on the slave trade, particularly its abolishment in England noted in the page 3 item: "Slave Trade".
It begins: "The abolition of this trade was moved for, on the 19th of April, in a committee of the whole House of Commons of Great Britain, by Mr. Wilberforce..." with more, and showing the vote count.
A page 2 item: "The President" notes his return from a visit to Georgia; "Pennsylvania" mentions a skirmish with Indians near Pittsburgh. The back page is filled with ads.
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the blank spine, very minor wear at the central fold, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

Category: The 1600's and 1700's