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SIGNED FCG: WESTMINSTER’S CARICATURIST - THE FRANCIS CARRUTHERS GOULD STORY

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Black and white photograph of a white man with a beard and glasses. The man is sitting at a table drawing with sketches around him.

‘We all have a book in us’ as the saying goes. There are some long-forgotten manuscripts in our collections written by various individuals that unfortunately never had the glory of going to print. A red-ribboned bundle titled In the House …

“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 …