Letter : 1840 October 16, Brewery, Spitalfields, England, to Sir Robert Harry Inglis.
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English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Manchester and [London], to various correspondents, 1833 Aug. 27-1854 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270859724 Politician and author. From the description of Letters, 1848-1850. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560927 English art critic and social critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "My dear Sir" [John Ruskin?], ...
Thomas Fowell Buxton was born on April 1, 1786 in Essex, England. He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with high honors. Buxton's interest in prison reform led him to publish a book entitled Inquiry into Prison Discipline, based on his inspection of London's Newgate Prison. In 1822 Buxton succeeded William Wilberforce as leader of the campaign in the House of Commons for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies. He joined Wilberforce and others in founding the British and Foreign An...