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Joseph Sturge, 1793-1859

Susan Lacey

Joseph Sturge, 1793-1859

a reassessment of his philanthropic involvement.

by Susan Lacey

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sturge, Joseph, -- 1793-1859.

  • Edition Notes

    Dissertation (B.A.)- Univ. of Birmingham, School of History.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16546653M

    It is highly unlikely that this would occur with one of our books. Sturge ended up organising both, after the death of Nun Morgan Harry — Our own Sec. A preliminary meeting was held in London inand the decision was taken that the Peace Congress should follow directly on from the second Anti-Slavery Convention.

    Our staff has thoroughly reviewed every page of all the books in the collection, repairing, or if necessary, rejecting titles that are not of the highest quality. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. His children continued his philanthropic work. The government then decided to compensate the slave owners, while doing nothing for former slaves apart from setting up a temporary system of unpaid apprenticeship. This led them to give up, with considerable adverse financial implications, the malt and barley part of their business, as these items were used in the production of alcohol.

    This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Consequently, slavery remained a contentious issue. The book made a major impact on the public and in new laws were introduced to improve the freed slaves scheme. He helped found the Peace Society.


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Joseph Sturge, 1793-1859 book

He visited it several times and witnessed firsthand the horrors of slaveryas well as the abuses under an apprenticeship system designed to control the labour of all former slaves above the age of six for 12 years. As a consequence, the British Government moved the date for full emancipation forward to 1 August He was strongly supported at the election hustingssplit the liberal vote, but ultimately came bottom of the poll: Richard Spooner [Cons]William Scholefield [Lib] and Sturge [Chartist] Following another trip and further study, Sturge published The West Indies in There he became an importer of grain.

At that time Birmingham, known generally in the United Kingdom as the workshop of the world, was the center of the armaments industry as well as the production of chains used in the slave trade Shill 1. Neither was a comfortable guest to Friends who were in any complicit in slavery.

More significantly, inone year after abolition in the British dominions, Sturge led a small group who founded the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society to put an end to slavery worldwide. The government then decided to compensate the slave owners, while doing nothing for former slaves apart from setting up a temporary system of unpaid apprenticeship.

In Antigua, where the local legislature bypassed apprenticeship, Sturge and Harvey found that freed people had achieved a social and economic condition far superior to that of Jamaica, where apprenticeship prolonged the wretchedness of slavery.

The convention was held at the Freemasons Hall on 12 June In Sturge travelled in the United States with the poet John Greenleaf Whittier to examine the slavery question there. He was not a Quaker himself, but was much influenced by their ideas. He was very active in ecumenical campaigns for Abolition.

He brought to London a Jamaican apprentice, James Williams, who described in his own words the brutality of his apprentice life Williams, He and his friend William Allen helped found the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in and organised anti-slavery conventions in and Madden or Mr.

Successful in business, with his brother Charles, he built up the company. The school grew to include men, but it was said that Fox was specifically interested in improving adult education.

He traveled throughout the West Indies and talked directly to apprentices, proprietors plantersand others directly involved. He worked throughout his life in Radical political actions supporting pacifismworking-class rights, and the universal emancipation of slaves.

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