Death of Thomas Clarkson

“The news of the greatest interest to the abolitionists of this country, and of the world, is that of the death of the illustrious THOMAS CLARKSON, which took place at his seat, Playford Hall, on Saturday, September 26th, in the 87th year of his age.  Full of years and full of honors, he rests from the labors of near a century devoted to the highest interests of freedom and of humanity.”   (Liberator, October 23, pg 2)

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