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  1. James Stephen (30 June 1758 – 10 October 1832) was the principal English lawyer associated with the movement for the abolition of slavery. Stephen was born in Poole, Dorset; the family home later being removed to Stoke Newington.

  2. Sir James Stephen (3 January 1789 – 14 September 1859) was the British Undersecretary of State for the Colonies from 1836 to 1847. He made an important contribution to the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.

  3. In 1858 an aged and weakened James Stephen, the once-formidable “Over-Secretary of the Colonies” whose influence on the course of British imperial administration included such momentous tasks as drafting the bill to end slavery in the colonies and contributing to much of the administrative–constitutional groundwork for colonial self ...

    • Greg Conti
    • 2021
  4. A biographical sketch of Sir James Stephen, a prominent abolitionist and colonial administrator in the British Empire. Learn about his role in drafting the Slavery Emancipation Act of 1833 and his family and religious background.

  5. James Stephen was an English lawyer and abolitionist who defended the mercantile system and fought against slavery. He was also a member of Parliament and the London Abolition Committee, and the grandfather of A.V. Dicey and Virginia Woolf.

  6. 28 de abr. de 2010 · James Stephen was a lawyer and politician who fought against the slave trade in the West Indies. He corresponded with William Wilberforce, wrote influential books, and proposed two key bills that helped end the slave trade.

  7. 17 de fev. de 2011 · Learn about James Stephen, a key figure in the campaign to end the slave trade and slavery in Britain. He had a turbulent childhood, a scandalous love life and a brilliant legal career.

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