Cutlass 25

Issue 25 of Cutlass is now available to download here…

Articles on:

  • Hands off Haïti, Ne touchez pas à Ayiti
  • Communist Party of Kenya Rejects President Ruto’s Proposal to Deploy Kenya Police to Haiti
  • Solidarity with the People of Palestine
  • The Labour Party must restore the whip to Diane Abbott
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William Beckford (1709 – 1770)

The Beckford family had been involved in both the West India trade and as contractors supplying the Royal Navy since the mid-1600s. The London branch of the family, Richard Beckford (1619-1679) and his brother Sir Thomas (1628-1685) supplied the Navy with cheap clothing for the sailors, indeed, in 1668, Thomas … Read on ...