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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834) to Thomas Pringle

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.148 Author/Creator: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1832 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Discusses abolition debates in Parliament. Preaches about moral freedoms in regard to reason and conscience.

People: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
Pringle, Thomas, 1789-1834.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Poetry, Abortion, Slavery, African American History, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Civil Rights

Sub Era: Age of Jackson