Notes On Uncle Tom's Cabin; Being A Logical Answer To Its Allegations And Inferences Against…

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byEdward Josiah Stearns

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1853. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... As a pendant to this, take the following, which tells its own story, and needs no comment:-- Proclamation.--"Whereas, Messrs. Hyde, Hodge & Co. of London, contractors with Her Britannic Majesty's government, to furnish laborers from the African coast for the West Indies, have sent some of their ships to the coast of the republic, offering an advance of ten dollars for every person who may be induced to emigrate; and whereas, the extinction of the slave trade has left large numbers of predial and other laborers in the possession of the chiefs and principal men of the country, while the offer of ten dollars each is nearly equivalent to the amount formerly paid for slaves, during the prevalence of the slave trade, and which operated mainly in producing and sustaining the wars, by which the country was distracted; and whereas, certain refractory chiefs are reported to have engaged with the agents of said Company to furnish a number of laborers, and are further known to have in concealment, near Grand Cape Mount, a number of the unhappy victims of their predatory excursions; and whereas, complaint has been made to the government that persons .are held to be sent off without their voluntary consent, or the consent of their natural guardians; therefore, to prevent the abuses and evils which might otherwise result from the enterprise: Bo it known by this proclamation, to all whom it may concern, that the law regulating passports must bo strictly observed--that vessels carrying or intending to carry away emigrants must come to this port with their emigrants on board, to obtain passports, in order that an opportunity may be presented to the government to ascertain whether the emigration be free or constrained. Every violation of the law regulating passports will be visite...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1853. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... As a pendant to this, take the following, which tells its own story, and needs no comment:-- Proclamation.--"Whereas, Messrs. Hyde, H...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217266045

ISBN - 13:9780217266048

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