Vin Carretta asked to Speak at the British Library on Ignatius Sancho Manuscripts

October 9, 2013

Professor Vin Carretta has been asked to speak at the British Library on recently acquired Ignatius Sancho manuscripts. 

Vincent CarrettaOn Friday, November 8, Vin will speak on Ignatius Sancho and his correspondences.

According to the British Library's website:

Ignatius Sancho rose from slavery to become the most celebrated African Briton in the Georgian period. His correspondence, published in 1782, reveals a man of sensitivity, intellect, and charm, an extraordinary chronicler of his times.  This lecture by Vin Carretta marks the recent acquisition by the British Library of the only surviving collection of Sancho's manuscripts.