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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 58

8. James R. Wilson, An Address on West India Emancipation. Delivered on the First of August, 1838, before the Union Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia (Philadelphia: Merrihew & Gunn, 1838). (43 p.)

Essay concerning the impact of emancipation in the British West Indies on planters and slaves alike. The essay reveals that the consequences of emancipation are more complex than usually assumed.