The Slaves' Champion: The Life, Deeds, and Historical Days of William Wilberforce
First published in London in 1861, this revealing biography of British abolitionist William Wilberforce gives a revealing look at his impact on British society and explores how he inspired American abolitionists in their effort to end slavery within the United States.
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