Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813

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English philanthropist and writer.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Garden Court Temple, to Mr. Phillips, 1804 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662097

English abolitionist, reformer, and philanthropist.

From the description of Copies of letters received, 1763-73. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58776522

British philanthropist and abolitionist.

From the description of Granville Sharp correspondence, 1785-1806. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980437

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referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1774 May 9, Philadelphia, to "Respected Friend Moses Brown" / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813,. Autograph letter signed from Granville Sharp, London, to John Moore [manuscript], 1796 May 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rufus King Papers, 1766-1899 (Bulk 1783-1826) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Autograph letter in third person : Garden Court Temple, to Mr. Phillips, 1804 June 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Benjamin Vaughan Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Letter to Mr. Bowyer : Fulham, Eng. : ALS, 1810 June 28. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Franklin-Bache Papers, 1707-1799 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. A short tract concerning the doctrine of nullum tempus occurrit regi, [ca. 1771]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Davy, William. [Copy of proceedings, Feb. 7, 1772, in the court of the King's Bench, London, in the case of James Sommersett], [1772]. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Tract on the law of nature, [ca. 1777]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn James Manning papers, Manning (James) papers, 1761-1827, (bulk 1765-1791) John Hay Library
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 1 -- Letters to Franklin, 1730-1776 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. The proceedings in the cause of the King in the prosecution of Thomas Lewis a negro against Stapylton and others by indictment for assault and imprisonment of the said Thomas Lewis with intent to transport and sell him as a slave. Upon which indictment the several defendants were found guilty. Tried in the Court of Kings Bench before Ld Mansfield on Wednesday February 20th 1771, 1771. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Small collections of correspondence and single items, Eighteenth-twentieth centuries University of Southampton Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 25th 4th mo. 1784 (April 25th, 1784), Philad[elphi]a, To "My dear Gaspar" [sic] [Caspar Wistar] / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Thornton, William, 1759-1828. Papers, [ca. 1741-1804]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846. Thomas Clarkson correspondence, 1789-1837. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Letters, 1785-1794. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Ryland, John, 1753-1825. Extract from a common place book of Dr. J. Pye Smith, containing a copy of a ms. cent [i.e. sent] to him by Dr. John Ryland in 1824, on traces of the Trinity in the O.T. & Targums made by Rev. W.T. Kidd. From the Eclectic (1812) on Hales chronology. Abstract of a letter & c. by Granville Sharp. From the Evang. Mag. 1834 on Prophecies of Daniel. Biblical criticism on Hebrew 16. 17 ... 1828 from College Mag. 1828 by K [microform]. SBTS Library, James P. Boyce Centennial Library
referencedIn King, Rufus, 1755-1827. Papers, 1783-1826. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Thornton papers, [ca. 1741-1804], Circa 1741-1804 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Allinson family. Papers, 1761-1909 (bulk 1761-1798, 1809-1811, 1824-1883). Rutgers University
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives, 1743-1984 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Gill indentures, 1788, 1790. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Copies of letters received, 1763-73. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Thomas Sharp Manuscripts, [18th century?] University of Wales, Trinity St David
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Granville Sharp correspondence, 1785-1806. Library of Congress
creatorOf Woolman, John, 1720-1772. Quakers and slavery in America : a collection of manuscripts, early pamphlets, and books, 1715-1947. Morgan State University
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1772 October 30, [Philadelphia], to Samuel Allinson / Anth[on]y Benezet. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Letter, 1772 August 21, London, to "Dear Sir" [Anthony Benezet] / Granville Sharp. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harris, M. A., 1908-. Middleton "Spike" Harris slavery and abolition collection, 1718-1876. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833. Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Samuel] Bayard, Esq., [1795]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Allinson family. family
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Backus, Isaac, 1724-1806. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820. person
associatedWith Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. person
associatedWith Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780. person
associatedWith Bowyer, Mr. person
associatedWith Bryant, Jacob, 1715-1804. person
associatedWith Church of England corporateBody
associatedWith Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846. person
associatedWith Episcopal Church corporateBody
associatedWith Foot, Isaac, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Fothergill, John, 1712-1780. person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
associatedWith Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1757-1834. person
associatedWith Hargrave, Francis, 1741?-1821. person
associatedWith Harris, M. A., 1908- person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith King, Rufus, 1755-1827. person
associatedWith Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792. person
associatedWith Lewis, Thomas person
correspondedWith Lodge, William person
associatedWith Manning, James, 1735-1791. person
associatedWith Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. person
correspondedWith Moore, John, 1730-1805 person
associatedWith Parish, Daniel, 1838-1914, person
associatedWith Phillips, Mr, person
associatedWith Powell, Jane, ca. 1761-1831 person
associatedWith Rufus King person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Sharp, Thomas person
associatedWith Sommersett, James person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stapylton, Robert person
associatedWith Thornton, William, 1759-1828. person
associatedWith Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833. person
correspondedWith Witton, Rev. Mr. person
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London (England)
United States
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Philadelphia (Pa.)
Great Britain
United States
New York (State)--New York
Great Britain
Great Britain
Subject
Hamlet (Legendary character)--Manuscripts
Deeds
Dissenters, Religious--Apologetic works
Liberty of conscience
Abolitionists--Correspondence
Slave trade
Freedom of religion--18th century
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc
Slavery--Law and legislation
Bishops--Appointment, call, and election
Slavery--History--Sources
Abolitionists
Antislavery movements
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Abolitionists
Philanthropists
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Birth 1735-11-10

Death 1813-07-06

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