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John Woolman

(1720—1772) Quaker minister and anti-slavery campaigner


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(1720–72),

American Quaker preacher. From 1743 he led a long campaign against slavery, travelling among the Quaker communities in America in support of the rights of Blacks. His Journal, beginning in 1756, records his ‘Life, Gospel-Labours and Christian Experience’.

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