'Immediate not gradual abolition of West Indian slavery' (3rd edition)

Scope and Content

The writer criticizes the success of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act (1807) and highlights the continued existence of slavery in the West Indies. They encourage readers to refrain from purchasing products created by slaves in an effort to end the practice immediately.

Includes an appendix containing 'Clarkson's comparison between the state of the British peasantry and that of the slaves in the colonies-to confute the opinions that the latter are happier in their bondage than the former in their freedom'.

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