The Inspiring Story of Thomas Clarkson

A Student's Essay that Changed the World

This essay is dedicated to three of Thomas Clarkson’s spiritual heirs: two longtime friends and superb historians, Robert Merritt of Waterford, Conn., and Burton Folsom of Hillsdale, Mich.; and Dr. Hans F. Sennholz, a great economist and teacher who instilled a passion for liberty in many thousands of students over four decades at Pennsylvania’s Grove City College, my undergraduate alma mater.



Thomas Clarkson