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Sharp Granville

Sharp, GRANVILLE (1734-1813), abolitionist, was born at Durham. In 1772 he interested himself on behalf of the negro Somerset, and obtained from the judges a decision which established the freedom of slaves who escaped to England. He took part with Clarkson in instituting the Association for the Abolition of Negro Slavery, and was also one of the founders of the Bible Society.