The Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery Database

"Colonial slavery shaped modern Britain and we all still live with its legacies. The slave-owners were one very important means by which the fruits of slavery were transmitted to metropolitan Britain. Research and analysis of this group are key to understanding the extent and the limits of slavery's role in shaping British history and leaving [...]

A letter to William Wilberforce … containing remarks on the reports of the Sierra Leone company, and African institution: with hints respecting the means by which an universal abolition of the slave trade might be carried into effect. By Robert Thorpe.

A Letter to William Wilberforce ... Containing Remarks on the Reports of the Sierra Leone Company, and African Institution: with Hints Respecting the Means by which an Universal Abolition of the Slave Trade might be Carried into Effect" is a pamphlet or document written by Robert Thorpe. William Wilberforce was a British politician and a [...]

An account of the colony of Sierra Leone from its first establishment in 1793 : extract from Report of Directors of Sierra Leone Company, read in London on 17th March, 1794

A document that provides details about the founding and early development of the colony of Sierra Leone. It appears to be an extract from a report presented by the Directors of the Sierra Leone Company in London on March 17, 1794. The Sierra Leone Company was a British organization established to oversee the colonization of [...]