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A short account of that part of Africa, inhabited by the Negroes. With respect to the fertility of the country, the good disposition of many of the natives, and the manner by which the slave trade is carried on. Extracted from divers authors, in order of shew the iniquity of that trade, and the falsity of the arguments usually advanced in its vindication. With quotations from the writings of several persons of note, viz. George Wallis, Francis Hutcheson, and James Foster, and a large extract from a pamphlet, lately published in London, on the subject of the slave trade.

  • Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784.
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[London] : Philadelphia: printed by W. Dunlap, in the year MDCCLXII. London: reprinted by W. Baker and J.W. Galabin, No. 19, Cullum-Street, MDCCLXVIII. And sold by R. Horsfield in Ludgate-Street, B. White in Fleet-Street, and J. Allix in Glanville-Street, Rathbone-Place, MDCCLXVIII. [1768]

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The third edition.

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ESTC T48074
Higgs, 4398
Goldsmiths', 10486



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