The Zachary Macaulay papers consist of
letters, manuscripts, and documents relating to the affairs of Zachary Macaulay and his
family from 1793-1888.
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.
31 Linear Feet
(24 boxes and 3 volumes)
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