The petition and memorial of the planters of Demerara and Berbice on the subject of manumission examined: being an exposure of the inaccuracy of the statements, and the fallacy of the views, on which they have proceeded in their recent application to Hi
Printed for the Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions, 1827 - Slavery - 60 pages
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