House of Commons votes on the abolition of the slave trade (25 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The vote was defeated by 163 votes against 88. For furhter information, see < ahref=http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=8>Abolitionism and Anti-Slavery. 

Citation:
Editors. "House of Commons votes on the abolition of the slave trade". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4245, accessed 06 December 2016.]