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Urquhart, Thomas (fl. 1816) A letter to Wm Wilberforce, Esq. M.P. on the subject of Impressment; calling on him and the philanthropists of this country ...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.029 Author/Creator: Urquhart, Thomas (fl. 1816) Place Written: London, England Type: Pamphlet Date: 1816 Pagination: 22 p. ; 20.5 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Title continues "... to prove those feelings of sensibility they expressed in the cause of humanity on negro slavery, by acting with the same ardor and zeal in the cause of British seamen." First edition. Published for the benefit of the Maritime Society. Printed by J. Gillet, London. Published by R. S. Kirby, London.

People: Urquhart, Thomas, fl. 1816

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ImpressmentSlaveryAbolitionReform MovementAfrican American HistoryMaritimeNavyPrisoner of WarCivil Rights

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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