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Granville Sharp


GRANVILLE SHARP
1735-1813

Engraving of Granville Sharp.

Granville Sharp (1735-1813) was an early British abolitionist.  He was a member of each of the first Anti-Slavery Society, the the Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade (later, the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade), founded in 1787.

 

 

 

 

 

Links to other pages dealing with British abolitionists:

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786-1846)

Thomas Clarkson  (1760-1845)

Joseph Sturge (1793-1859)

William Wilberforce  (1759-1833)

British campaign against slavery


Links to other pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in the British Empire:

Slave Trade Act 1807

Slave Trade Act 1824

Slave Trade Act 1843

Slavery Abolition Act 1833


Links to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in the USA:

Vermont

Virgin Islands

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Abraham Lincoln

American Civil War

13th Amendment to the Bill of Rights


Links to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in other countries:

Denmark

Peter Van Scholten


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