Images: The British Movement After 1783

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The Case of Our Fellow Creatures

London Yearly Meeting, The Case of our Fellow Creatures, The Oppressed Africans , Printed by James Phillips, 1783

Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

The Case of Our Fellow Creatures

The international dimension of the abolitionist movement is illustrated by this pamphlet, written by French abolitionist Anthony Benezet, who lived in New Jersey, it was published in 1783 in London as part of the Quakers’ campaign directed at the British legislature.