A LETTER TO THE GOVERNORS, LEGISLATURES, AND PROPRIETORS OF PLANTATIONS, IN THE BRITISH WEST-INDIA ISLANDS.

London. 1808. 48pp. Contemporary stiff marbled wrappers, detached. Internally clean. Very good. Item #WRCAM53178

An address by the Bishop of London - also the President of the Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands - calling for the introduction of Christianity and education among the slaves. A controversial topic at the time. Rare, with only three copies listed in OCLC - at the Clements Library, the National Library of Scotland, and the National Library of Jamaica. SABIN 64327. HEARTMAN 120:1571. OCLC 166605785, 877398247, 880742600.

Price: $500.00