Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), Poet, essayist and civil servant
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Poet, essayist and civil servant; given an appointment in the Colonial Office, 1824, and advocated the melioration, as opposed to the abolition, of the slave trade. An acquaintance of Southey and Wordsworth, Taylor also pursued an active career as a poet.
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