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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.