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‘Our Clapham system’

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Making extensive use of the correspondence of Marianne Sykes and the diary of William Wilberforce, this chapter details the origins of the Clapham Sect between 1790 and 1793. It shows how Wilberforce ... More


Black Poor and White Philanthropists: London's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Stephen J. Braidwood

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853233770
eISBN:
9781846317293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317293
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the events surrounding the establishment of a settlement in West Africa in 1787 that was later to become Freetown, the present-day capital of Sierra Leone. It outlines the range of ... More


Caught in a Multitude of Tasks

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Zachary Macaulay's return to England and his work as Secretary to the Sierra Leone Company. It discusses the early anti-slavery campaign launched by the likes of James Ramsay, ... More


Introduction

in Black Poor and White Philanthropists: London's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853233770
eISBN:
9781846317293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317293.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Sierra Leone expedition of 1786–1787, which saw a group of black people from London build a settlement in West Africa, is considered one of the most controversial episodes in the history of ... More


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