Thoughts Upon Slavery written by Methodist Leader, John Wesley,

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Title

Thoughts Upon Slavery written by Methodist Leader, John Wesley,

Subject

Thought Leaders

Description

In 1774, Wesley writes this tract attacking the Slave Trade in Africa, Europe and the Americas. Four editions were written in the span of two years spreading his abolitionist influence across the world.

Creator

Cruckshank, Joseph

Source

University of Carolina at Chapel Hill

Publisher

London

Date

1778

Contributor

Bria Hamm

Rights

This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

Format

jpeg.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Call number BR55 .C6 no. 4 (Rare Book Collection, UNC-CH)

Coverage

United States 18th Century

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Text

Can they say before GOd, that they ever took a single voyage, or bought a single negro from this motive? They cannot. They well know, to get money, not to save lives, was the whole and sole spring of their motions.

Original Format

http://docsouth.unc.edu/church/wesley/wesley.html

Citation

Cruckshank, Joseph, “Thoughts Upon Slavery written by Methodist Leader, John Wesley,,” Digital Histories, accessed September 26, 2022, https://digitalhistories.kennesaw.edu/items/show/64.