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The Abolition of Slavery Act 1807: Key Rare Texts

Also see a bibliography of SCOLAR's sources on slavery.

 

Illustration of a slave ship

Illustration of a slave ship, from Thomas Clarkson, The history of the rise, progress, and accomplishment of the abolition of the African Slave-trade (1808)

 

An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 25th March 1807

An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 25th March 1807

The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 3, part 1, 1806-1807 (London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1809)

 

 

Title page

Title page

William A. Hall, Slavery in the United States of America : personal narrative of the sufferings and escape of William A. Hall, fugitive slave, now a resident in the town of Cardiff (Cardiff : [printed by James Wood], 1862)

 

 

 

Chapter II

Chapter II

Howell ap David Price, A genuine account of the life and transactions of Howell ap David Price, gentleman of Wales: exhibiting a series of most remarkable occurrences during his seven years travels abroad; five of which were spent with a lady he had released from slavery. With farther particulars since his return with her to England (London: Printed for T. Osborne, 1752)

 

 

A ballad by Solomon Nutry

A ballad by Solomon Nutry

Solomon Nutry, Hanes, cyffes, achwyniad, anerchiad, a dymuniad y Negroes (Cardiff: J. and L. Jenkins, pr, [between 1830 and 1834?])

 

 

Title page

Title page

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s cabin: or, Negro life in the slave states of America; with numerous engravings (London: Ingram, Cooke & Co., 1852)