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Thomas Clarkson
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An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was Honoured with the First Prize, in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785, with Additions. [One Line from Livy] (1787 edition)
Thomas Clarkson
Source/Notes:
An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was Honoured with the First Prize, in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785, with Additions. [One Line from Livy] (1787 edition)
Thomas Clarkson
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An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, Which Was Honoured with the First Prize in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785 (2013 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9781108060141
Thomas Clarkson
Source/Notes:
An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was Honoured with the First Prize, in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785, with Additions. [One Line from Livy] (1787 edition)
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Born: March 28, 1760

Died: September 26, 1846 (aged 86)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Thomas Clarkson, was an English abolitionist, and a leading campaigner against the slave trade in the British Empire. He helped found The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade and helped achieve passage of the Slave Trade Act of 1807, which ended British trade in slaves. In his later years Clarkson campaigned for the abolition of slavery worldwide.

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