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

Manuel Llorca-Jana

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 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 David Turnbull born at Glasgow on 2 July 1793, son ...

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