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Considerations on the abolition of Negro slavery, and the means of practically effecting it

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Published by Printed for James Ridgway in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy contains author"s inscription.

Statementby J.F. Barham
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT1098 .B7M
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 85, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24473493M
LC Control Number43036692
OCLC/WorldCa3808247

There were many in the legislature who did not approve of these, but in the condition of public feeling, it was looked on as political suicide to express opposition openly. He had obtained leave from the Queen to carry Africans to America with their own free consent ; but he forced them on board his ships not without slaughter, and escaped without punishment ; nay, a few years later, received high honour from the Queen. In one of these three colonies they were so well aware of the rapid diminution of the slave-population—the fact is the same in all three—but in one of them, Trinidad, the planters are so well aware of it, that, as the noble Lord opposite well knows, the planters of that island have endeavoured to repair the evil by a considerable illicit importation. The progress of our arms, upon which all else chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself; and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. It served only as distinct proof that the President had correctly stated the fixedness of Mr.

All I now say is, that to those to whom nothing but servitude is allowed, the free choice of servitude is the only, though a most insufficient, alleviation. Shows the action taken by various Friends to elevate the Negroes. He even would not extend to his close and valued friend, Mr. The white population of all orders were guilty.

The author has been able to find only the volume which contains the numbers for the year Gallie], [? The judge was David Davis, whose culture and legal ability will hardly be questioned by any one. Day after day he read, pondered and inwardly digested them until they were his own. Hinkley et al.


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Considerations on the abolition of Negro slavery, and the means of practically effecting it book

These are facts, Sir, which we do not require a Committee of inquiry to make out. Besides, I must tell hon. This state of things afforded a most promising quarry for the industry of political party-makers, and they have availed themselves of it.

The platform asked for, and insisted upon, by Southern States, was just what the Constitution entitles them to, as construed by the Supreme Court, and nothing more.

SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE

They dare not complain too much about equipment and salaries even if the per capita appropriation for the education of the Negroes be one fourth of that for the whites. A very good source for Negro history both in this country and Liberia. The useful volumes of this series for this field are: W.

In a few hours the frightful struggle in the Wilderness was in progress. They declare that the real aim of the Republicans is to insure negro equality, and reject that policy as destructive of white freedom.

He said, with great clearness, dignity, and force, that the bill was constitutional, that the emergencies of the times demanded such a law; he portrayed the odious features of the fugitive slave law and said the slave-catcher was the most despicable of men.

They pushed northward, or back from the river, about eighteen miles into the woods and settled in Spencer County near to a hamlet named Gentryville. Davis should be in charge and reap the glory!

The traveling was slow, but the weather was fine, the journey prosperous, and they arrived duly at their destination.

The chief difference between serfs and slaves was that serfs were bound to the land—they could not be traded away from the manorial estate to which they were born. Blackburn, Robin.

But in a day when the outfit of tools numbered only about a half dozen, and when every man was mainly his own carpenter, this trade could not amount to much. The Negroes in the North, therefore, should not on the eve of the economic revolution follow the advice of their misguided and misleading race leaders who are diverting their attention from their actual welfare to a specialization in politics.

The process was especially dangerous in a country where the change would involve a practical interregum of one third of a year. From that time the importation went on rapidly. The League has been able to handle the migrants arriving by extending the work so as to know their movements beforehand.

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