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Title:[Letter] London, Great Britain [to] James K. Polk, Tennessee / Thomas Clarkson : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Clarkson, Thomas

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Date: ca. 1840
Extent: 3p
Summary:This is a letter from Thomas Clarkson to Governor James K. Polk. Clarkson is writing about the Convention of the Friends of the Negroes that took place in London on June 23, 1840. He is especially adamant that slavery goes against civilized and Christian values. Clarkson includes quotes from the bible to support his argument.
Collection:Governor James K. Polk Papers
Document: sl661

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