Petitions from Hemel Hempstead re the abolion of slavery, 1830

By Jill Barber

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (Ref 52858)
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (Ref 52859)

Two petitions sent from Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, and the surrounding area. 

The first calls for the ‘effectual mitigation’ or gradual abolition of slavery.

This was withdrawn in favour of the second petition, which seeks the ‘early abolition’ of slavery.

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