Prince Albert and great Anti-Slavery Meeting, in London

The meeting was at Exeter Hall, at which Prince Albert spoke.   Not less than 4500 present.  Prince Albert:  “I deeply regret that the benevolent and persevering exertions of England to abolish the atrocious traffic in human beings have not led to a satisfactory conclusion.  I sincerely trust that this great county, will not relax in its efforts until it has finally and forever put an end to that state of things so repugnant to the principles of Christianity and to the best feelings of our nature….”  (Liberator, June 26, 1840, pg 3)

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