The Wilberforce Seat

The Wilberforce Seat at Keston

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“AT LENGTH, I WELL REMEMBER, AFTER A CONVERSATION WITH MR PITT IN THE OPEN AIR AT THE ROOT OF AN OLD TREE AT HOLWOOD JUST ABOVE THE STEEP DESCENT INTO THE VALE OF KESTON I RESOLVED TO GIVE NOTICE ON A FIT OCCASION IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF MY INTENTION TO BRING FORWARD THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE”

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