"Slavery and Free Trade"; material relating to George Thompson's life and work

  • Reference
      GB 133 REAS/8
  • Dates of Creation
      1843-1903
  • Physical Description
      87 leaves; the leaves of each pamphlet are numbered separately; the card covers of 2 pamphlets have been bound into the volume.

Scope and Content

Bound volume containing: biographical sketch and portrait of George Thompson, re-printed from the India Review, Calcutta, 1843; GT's lectures to the Edinburgh Emancipation Society, a soirée in his honour in the Assembly Rooms, a meeting in the Hopetoun Rooms and a public meeting on `Slavery in America' in the Waterloo Rooms [1836]; Resolutions of the Edinburgh Emancipation Society [1836]; speech by GT on `Free Trade with India', London 26 Oct 1847; `Economic notes on insular Free Trade', by Arthur James Balfour, M.P., London, 1903; `Mr Balfour's pamphlet: a reply', by Harold Cox, London, 1903.

Printed; drawing of GT.

Arrangement

The contents of the volume were originally separate.