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The letters of Ignatius Sancho

Ignatius Sancho

The letters of Ignatius Sancho

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Westminster (London, England),
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Sancho, Ignatius, 1729-1780 -- Correspondence,
    • Composers, Black -- England -- London -- Correspondence,
    • Africans -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
    • Blacks -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
    • Grocers -- England -- London -- Correspondence,
    • Blacks -- England -- London -- Correspondence,
    • Westminster (London, England) -- Social life and customs,
    • London (England) -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-284) and index.

      Statementedited by Paul Edwards and Polly Rewt.
      SeriesEarly Black writers
      ContributionsEdwards, Paul Geoffrey, 1926-, Rewt, Polly.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA685.W5 S23 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1161819M
      ISBN 100748604537
      LC Control Number94140848


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In addition to this, his writings provide glimpses into both his professional life as a shopkeeper and private life as a family man.

“The first man of African descent to publish a book in English, and to vote in a parliamentary election, Ignatius Sancho enjoyed considerable fame in eighteenth-century society. His letters were praised, quite rightly, for their wit, charm, and sensibility—though he was, equally, a trenchant critic of slavery and : Born a slave, Ignatius Sancho (c–80) became one of the most influential free Africans of his century.

Largely self-taught, he was the first black Briton known to have voted in parliamentary elections and to be given an obituary in the British press. He corresponded with many notable figures. A contemporary critic described Ignatius Sancho as “what is very uncommon for men of his complexion, A man of letters.” A London shopkeeper, former butler, and descendant The letters of Ignatius Sancho book slaves, Sancho was the first author of African descent to have his correspondence published.

He was also a critic of literature, music, and art; a composer; and. Description. This book of Ignatius Sancho’s wise, warm and witty letters was the first published correspondence by a writer of African descent.

It was printed intwo years after Sancho’s death, and it became a powerful tool in the campaign to end slavery. According to Joseph Jekyll’s biography, Sancho was born on a slave ship aroundand brought to England as an orphan. Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African.

In Two Volumes. To Which Are Prefixed, Memoirs of His Life. Vol. 1: Electronic Edition. Sancho, Ignatius, Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities supported the electronic publication of. Edwards, Paul, and Polly Rewt, eds. Letters of Ignatius Sancho.

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He was soon orphaned, and grew up as a house slave in England. Sancho escaped at taught himself to read and eventually became a shopkeeper, composer of dances and songs, author of "A Theory of Music" and a prolific correspondent.

Born on a slave ship enroute to the West Indies, orphaned by the age of two and taken to England by his owner, Ignatius Sancho rose from servitude to include among his friends noted artists, writers, actors, and prominent politicians.

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London: William Sancho, Fifth edition. xvi, pages. Tipped in the rear are fifteen of Sancho's original autograph autograph letters signed.

Five previously unpublished; ten published in the present volume. Ignatius Sancho, Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African. In Two Volumes. To Which Are Prefixed, Memoirs of His Life. Vol. II London: Printed by J. Nichols, Summary. Ignatius Sancho was born on a slave ship in Shortly after arriving in Cartagena, Colombia, his mother died of an illness, and his father committed.

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Nichols, Original from: the University. Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African. In Two Volumes. To which are prefixed, Memoirs of his Life --Volume I --Volume II --Appendix A Ignatius Sancho's Family --Appendix B Ignatius Sancho's Principal Correspondents --Appendix C List of Letters --Appendix D Laurence Sterne's Correspondence with Ignatius Sancho Ignatius Sancho was born aboard a slave ship in ; by the time he died inhe was not only a free man but a respected member of British society.

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Ignatius Sancho; ed. Mrs. Crew Phillips, with Joseph Jekyll, Letters of the late Ignatius Sancho, an African (2nd ed. London: J. Nicols and C. Dillly, ), frontispiece. Yale Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Im Sa55 b. Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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