Allen, William, 1770-1843

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Birth 1770-08-29
Death 1843-12-30
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

American Quaker and abolitionist.

From the guide to the William Allen letter to Dr. C.P. Pennock, 1830, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

British Chaplain in Lisbon.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Lisbon, to Sir Philip Francis, 1774 Apr. 22 and 1779 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131854

British chaplain in Lisbon.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Lisbon, to Sir Philip Francis, 1774 Aug. 29-1778 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132360

Allen was a chemist and president of a pharmaceutical society who visited Europe with Stephen Grellet and Elizabeth Fry. Sir John was a linguist who wrote treatises on prisons, labor and slavery.

From the description of ALS, 1822 May 14 : Stoke Newington, [England] to [John] Bowring / W. Allen. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 28840695

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