AN ABSTRACT OF THE EVIDENCE DELIVERED BEFORE A SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, IN THE YEARS 1790 AND 1791, ON THE PART OF THE PETITIONERS FOR THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE.

Cincinnati: The American Reform Tract and Book Society, 1855. 117pp. Folding woodcut frontis. 12mo. Modern brown cloth, paper label. Old institutional stamp on titlepage. Moderate foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM28524

Much later edition, after the first of 1791. A synopsis of the evidence presented to the House of Commons on the slave trade. The abstract includes detailed information regarding the horrific conditions African captives endured on their trans-Atlantic voyage. The woodcut frontispiece offers a cross-section of a slave ship, with images of slaves inside stacked like livestock. Reprinted by the American Reform Tract and Book Society as propaganda for the Abolitionist movement. OCLC 30744068.

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