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Thursday, April 28, 2016

232-year old letter condemns slave massacre

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception


British Library was unaware it had Granville Sharp’s 1783 missive on the Zong massacre until University of Manitoba professor inadvertently discovered it.

In the Rare Book Room of the British Library, while perusing a volume of “comparatively unimportant pamphlets” from the 18th century, U of M professor…
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