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Turnbull, David (1793?–1851), journalist and slavery abolitionist

Manuel Llorca-Jaña

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/98426

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Turnbull, David (1793?–1851), journalist and slavery abolitionist, was 'a native of Scotland' (Turnbull to Lord John Russell, 22 Jan 1841, TNA: PRO, FO 72/584), though his precise origins are uncertain. There is circumstantial evidence to suggest that he was the ...

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Subjects: Journalism ; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery

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