Henri [Abbé]
De la traite et de l'esclavage des noirs et des blancs; par un ami des hommes de toutes les couleurs
Adrien Égron
On the slave trade and on the slavery of the blacks and the whites, by a friend of men of all colours; translated from the original French of M. Gregoire, formerly Bishop of Blois; to which are annexed, prefatory observations and notes; by the translator (London: Josiah Conder, 1815). English.
Abolition Campaigns
Bibliothèque Nationale de France. British Library. Kongelige Bibliotek, Danmark. Anti-Slavery International, 'Recovered Histories' collection. Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature, University of London.
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Slave Trade Slavery Black White Abolition Movement
This pamphlet criticises the 1814 Paris peace treaty between Britain and France which permitted France to continue trading in enslaved Africans for five more years, and makes a number of general observations on the slave trade, slavery and the abolition movement, emphasising the role played by countries - particularly Denmark, Britain, the US and Latin America - as well as individuals - Benezet, Clarkson, Wilberforce: "philantropes respectables, dont les noms sont devenus européens" (respectable philanthropists whose names have become well known in Europe) (19).
Published anonymously in France, but attributed to Abbé Henri Grégoire by the English translation, published the same year, and by the catalogue of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.