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As the subject of the following work has fortunately become of late a topick of conversation I cannot begin the preface in a manner more satisfactory to the feelings of the benevolent reader than by giving an account of those humane and worthy persons who have endeavoured to draw upon it that share of the publick attention which it has obtained.
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Thomas Clarkson (28 March 1760 – 26 September 1846) was an English abolitionist, and a leading campaigner against the slave trade in the British Empire.
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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 0 out of 5 stars based on 0 ratings.