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“Disgraceful Traffic”: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Debated in Parliament, February 1805

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This article was written by Miriam Gibson, Archives Assistant (Graduate Trainee). Content warning: This article uses contemporary quotes which contain offensive language and details of the transatlantic slave trade, which some readers may find upsetting.  “The storm is fast gathering; every instant …