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Thoughts Upon Slavery written by Methodist Leader, John Wesley,

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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.

Richard Furman

A digital copy of the painted portrait of the Reverend Richard Furman and influential Baptist leader from Charleston, SC. The first President of the South Carolina State Baptist Convention.

John Newton

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John Newton (1725-1807), Slave trader, clergyman and friend of the poet William Cowper.

Quaker Abolition leader George Fox

Founder of Society of Friends, usually called Quakers

John Wesley Preaching to Indians in 1913

John Wesley, the co-founder of the Methodist church had religious influence in England and was well known for his desire to preach to the Indians which was his main goal for coming to Georgia.

Excerpts from The Annual Monitor for 1894, or Obituary of the Members of the Society of Friends in Great Britain and Ireland, for the year 1893.

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The excerpts from the obituary gave detailed information about the works that Edmund did as an activist for abolition especially through his societies.

Condemnation of Slavery published in Philadelphia

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A photo of Benjamin Lay's publication of abolishing slavery and advocating for anti-slavery through Christian means.

The memorial statue of Joseph Sturge

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The statue is in memory of Joseph Sturge at his home city of Birmingham, England.

Excerpts from A Visit to the United States in 1841

These are excerpts from Joseph Sturge's book, A Visit to the United States in 1841, and they show what he saw on his visit to the United States. He promoted for the abolition of slavery in the U.S. especiallly after his visit.