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Macaulay (Zachary) Papers
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Description
The Zachary Macaulay papers consist of letters, manuscripts, and documents relating to the affairs of Zachary Macaulay and his family from 1793-1888.
Background
Zachary Macaulay (1768-1838), was an English philanthropist and abolitionist, and member of the Clapham Sect; governor of the Freedom Province, a colony established in Sierra Leone for the freed slaves (1793-1799); secretary of the Sierra Leone Company (1799-1808); editor of the Christian observer (1802-1823); and one of the founders of the Anti-Slavery society.
Extent
31 Linear Feet (24 boxes and 3 volumes)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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