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Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833



  • Existence: 1759-08-24 - 1833-07-29

William Wilberforce (1759-1833), British politician, philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Burney family collection

Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825

Letter : Taplow Parsonage, to Mr. [M.?] Mortlock, 1829 Oct 7

 Part of Collection — Box: 59, Folder: GROUP 2253, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with address leaf.

Accompanied by a clipping.
Dates: 1829 Oct 7

Morse Family Papers

Call Number: MS 358
Overview: The principal figures in this collection are Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) and his sons Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) and Richard Cary Morse (1795-1868). More than half of the collection is made up of correspondence (1779-1868) among members of the family. Also included are legal and financial papers, sermons by Jedidiah and Richard Cary Morse, travel journals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.
Dates: 1779-1868