House of Commons votes on the abolition of the slave trade

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Historical Context Note

The vote was defeated by 163 votes against 88. For furhter information, see < ahref=>Abolitionism and Anti-Slavery. 

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Editors. "House of Commons votes on the abolition of the slave trade". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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