Slavery In The West Indies

ISM.2016.15
An antislavery pamphlet consisting of eight pages, removed from larger volume. Front cover features a woodcut illustration by George Cruikshank, prominent illustrator, depicting a plantation scene with a chained enslaved woman cowering before her white overseer who is raising his arm with a whip about to strike. The following article argues for the end of slavery in the interest of the British people, using examples from legal cases- Esther Hibners and Helen Moss. Printed by T.C Hansard.