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Gurney anti-slavery tracts

Title-page from pamphlet in Gurney collection

Gurney anti-slavery pamphlet collection

This collection of late 18th-century anti-slavery tracts was compiled by Elizabeth Gurney, a member of a well- known Baptist family. It includes poetry by William Cowper, illustrations depicting the cruel methods of restraint used on slaves, and Elizabeth’s annotations to the texts.

Estimated conservation cost: £324.

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