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:
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
Part of Collection — Box: 59, Folder: GROUP 2253, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
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.
William Wilberforce Esq. Member of Pariliament for the County of York. Engraved by T. Vendramini, from an original drawing by H. Edridge. Published Oct. 27, 1809 by T. Cadell & W. Davies, Strand, London., 1809 October 27
Item — Box: 1-388
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents: Portrait of William Wilberforce.
Dates: 1809 October 27