Cry Freedom, Cry Seven Stars - Thomas Clarkson in Bristol 1787, by Mark Steeds
Published by the Bristol Radical History Group in 2010, 29 pages. A5 size booklet (N3913)
During 1787 abolitionist Thomas Clarkson started his research into the slave trade in Bristol, and this pamphlet explores how the histories of the 'Seven Stars' pub in Bristol and the abolition movement are intertwined, as well as the important role the pub played in the struggle against slavery.....
From the rear cover: The Seven Stars is one of the most important buildings in the entire history of Bristol. The spirit of freedom and progreesive humanism that must have been evident here in Clarkson's day, is a testament to the power of the few, fighting to bring about positive change for the many. It stands as a symbol of the resistance that grew towards the vile trade, and needs recognition for the work done here. This pamphlet tells you why
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound