'At a meeting of the committee of the Anti-Slavery Society held at No. 18, Aldermanbury, on the 22nd June 1833'

Scope and Content

The report recounts recent events involving the Anti-Slavery Society. In particular the presentation of a memorial to the British Government and a meeting of the Anti-Slavery Society Committee which took place on the 29th May 1833. It states the aims and opinions of the Anti-Slavery Society Committee and criticizes the terms of the forthcoming Slavery Emancipation Act, particularly the clause which proposes the apprenticeship of former slaves. The report is 'signed' by Tho[mas] Pringle, Secretary.

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