Author:Granville Sharp

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Granville Sharp
English campaigner for the abolition of the slave trade
Granville Sharp


  • A representation of the injustice and dangerous tendency of tolerating slavery, or of admitting the least claim of private property in the persons of men, in England. (1769) (external scan)
  • A declaration of the people's natural right to a share in the legislature (1775) (external scan)
  • The just limitation of slavery in the laws of God : compared with the unbounded claims of the African traders and British American slaveholders. (1776) (external scan)
  • The law of retribution (1776) (external scan)
  • The law of passive obedience (1776) (external scan)
  • The law of liberty (1776) (external scan)
  • A tract on the law of nature: and principles of action in man (1777) (external scan)
  • An address to the people of England: being the protest of a private person against every suspension of law that is liable to injure or endanger personal security (1778) (external scan)
  • Letter from Granville Sharp, of London to the Maryland Society for Promoting the abolition of slavery. (1793) (external scan)

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