An essay on slavery: proving from Scripture its inconsistency with humanity and religion; in answer to a late publication, entitled, "The African trade for Negro slaves shewn to be consistent with principles of humanity, and with the laws of revealed religion." By Granville Sharp, Esq. With an introductory preface, containing the sentiments of the monthly reviewers on that publication; and the opinion of several eminent writers on the subject. To which is added, an elegy on the miserable state of an African slave, by the celebrated an ingenious William Shenstone, Esq.

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An essay on slavery: proving from Scripture its inconsistency with humanity and religion; in answer to a late publication, entitled, "The African trade for Negro slaves shewn to be consistent with principles of humanity, and with the laws of revealed religion." By Granville Sharp, Esq. With an introductory preface, containing the sentiments of the monthly reviewers on that publication; and the opinion of several eminent writers on the subject. To which is added, an elegy on the miserable state of an African slave, by the celebrated an ingenious William Shenstone, Esq.

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Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813.

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An essay on slavery: proving from Scripture its inconsistency with humanity and religion; in answer to a late publication, entitled, "The African trade for Negro slaves shewn to be consistent with principles of humanity, and with the laws of revealed religion." By Granville Sharp, Esq. With an introductory preface, containing the sentiments of the monthly reviewers on that publication; and the opinion of several eminent writers on the subject. To which is added, an elegy on the miserable state of an African slave, by the celebrated an ingenious William Shenstone, Esq. Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813.; Shenstone, William, 1714-1763.; Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824.; Allinson, Samuel, d. 1791. xvi,17-28p. ; 8⁰. Burlington [N.J.] :: printed and sold by Isaac Collins, 1773.

Note: The preface was written by Samuel Allinson and William Dillwyn. Cf. Cadbury, Henry J. "Quaker bibliographical notes." Bulletin of Friends' Historical Association 26 (1937): 49-51.

Note: Reproduction of original from the Cambridge University Library.

Note: Evans, 13005

Note: Humphrey, C.H. New Jersey, 131

Note: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCW31989.

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