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Thomas Clarkson


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Thomas Clarkson : sermon

Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 3 September [1820]: 'How admirable and to me astonishing the ardour and industry of your good husband - to think of writing a sermon to be read to his Family on the same evening!'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Thomas Clarkson      


 : [newspapers]

Dorothy Wordsworth to Thomas Hutchinson, 14 December 1820: 'The news from Hayti [ie Haiti, where revolution had taken place] has grieved Mr Clarkson [friend of King Henri Christophe] very much ... He is anxiously expecting private accounts, having at present heard nothing but through the Newspapers.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Thomas Clarkson      Print: Newspaper


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