Slavery and the Internal Slave Trade in the United States of North America: Being Replies to Questions Transmitted by the Committee of the British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society for the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade Throughout the World, Presented to the General Anti-slavery Convention Held in London, June 1840

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T. Ward and Company, 1841 - Slave-trade - 284 pages

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Page 222 - All flesh is not the same flesh ; but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.
Page 258 - All courts shall be open, and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 211 - I warn the abolitionists," says South Carolina, "ignorant, infuriated barbarians as they are, that if chance shall throw any of them into our hands, he may expect a felon's death.".
Page 260 - That no law shall be passed to prevent the poor in the several Counties and townships within this State from an equal participation in the schools, academies, colleges, and universities within this State which are endowed, in whole or in part, from the revenue arising from donations made by the United States for the support of schools and colleges...
Page 194 - Neither of these is, to any extent worth naming, enjoyed by slaves, as a moment's consideration will satisfactorily show. The law, as it is here, does not prevent free access to the scriptures — but ignorance, the natural result of their condition, does. The Bible is before them, but it is to them a sealed book. " The light shineth in the darkness, but the darkness comprehendeth it not.
Page 169 - ... conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding five hundred dollars or be imprisoned in the...
Page 191 - ... corrected without trial, by receiving, on the bare back, twenty-five stripes with a whip, switch, or cow-skin.' " In South Carolina, slaves may not meet together for the purpose of ' religious worship ' before sunrise or after sunset, unless the majority of the meeting be composed of white persons, under the penalty of 'twenty lashes well laid on.
Page 245 - The President of the United Mexican States, to the inhabitants of the Republic — Be it known : That in the year 1829, being desirous of...
Page 25 - ... life. From the right bank, on the contrary, a confused hum is heard which proclaims the presence of industry; the fields are covered with abundant harvests, the elegance of the dwellings announces the taste and activity of the...

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