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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.