Articles relating to the abolition of the slave trade

Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies

Below are links to articles on this website that relate to the abolition of the slave trade by Hertfordshire people:

These includes petitions calling for the end of slavery (both of which post date 1807), one news article about the establishment of an Anti-Slavery Society in Hitchin in the 1820s, letters from Wilberforce to Abel Smith – shared views on abolition of slavery, William Cowper’s poetry and an account of the school collaboration regarding the rededication of the Clarkson monument.

Hitchin Anti-Slavery Society

William Cowper’s Anti-Slavery poetry

Letter from leader of Anti-Slavery campaign, William Wilberforce

Petitions for the abolition of slavery

School project on abolitionist, Thomas Clarkson


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