The true state of the case, respecting the insurrection at St. Domingo.

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Title

The true state of the case, respecting the insurrection at St. Domingo.

Subject

Haitian Revolution and Abolitionist Movements.

Description

In this written statement, Thomas Clarkson, an English abolitionist, spoke about the Haitian revolution and the viewpoint of the English abolitionist group on the event. Thomas Clarkson denies any participation by the English abolitionist movement in the rebellion, but that the abolitionists support the movement of the rebellion towards freedom. Clarkson also denounces the global slave trade as the cause of the rebellion to begin with and states that similar rebellions will likely follow.

Creator

Thomas Clarkson

Source

Clarkson, Thomas. The true state of the case, respecting the insurrection at St. Domingo. Ipswich: J. Bush, 1792. Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500-1926 https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CY0103247492/SABN?u=viva_gmu&sid=SABN&xid=02488810.

Publisher

Sabin Americana

Date

1792

Contributor

Hunter Shenk

Language

English

Type

Monograph

Files

Thomas Clarkson.pdf

Citation

Thomas Clarkson, “The true state of the case, respecting the insurrection at St. Domingo.,” Mason's Legacies, accessed September 24, 2021, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/833.

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