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Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1784 - 1849

Bernard Barton (31 January 1784 – 19 February 1849), born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, was known as the Quaker poet. His main works included The Convict's Appeal (1818), in which he protested against the death penalty and the severity of the criminal code.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles Lamb letter

Mss 827473
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 827473
Overview In English.