Ought American Slavery To Be Perpetuated?; A Debate Between Rev. W.g. Brownlow And Rev. A. Pryne. Held At Philadelphia, September, 1858 by William Gannaway Brownlow

Ought American Slavery To Be Perpetuated?; A Debate Between Rev. W.g. Brownlow And Rev. A. Pryne…

byWilliam Gannaway Brownlow

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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. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PREFACE. As a book must not go out without a Preface, the undersigned herewith introduce the correspondence between them, which gave rise to the debate in which they have been engaged, and which is substantially contained in the following pages. In presenting the following work to the American public, no apologies are offered. We live under a Government which tolerates liberty of thought, liberty of speech, and freedom of the press; and in this expression of our honest views and feelings -- differing widely as we do -- upon the subject of Domestic Slavery in the United States -- a subject relating to the general welfare of the country, we are but exercising a right which belongs to every American citizen. The age of proscription for opinion's sake, is past, and, as we trust, never again to return. The liberal genius of our free institutions, allows to all unrestricted interchange of thought and sentiment; while men's opinions are received or rejected, according as they possess merit or demerit. (iii) For the imperfections of this volume, the undersigned offer no apology. The Lectures of each were prepared for the occasion, under the pressure of other important, and frequently distracting avocations. We both claim to have spoken honestly, and with a sincere desire to do good. One of us a Southern man, the other a Northern man--both prejudiced, as we frankly admit, at least to some extent, in our educations, habits, and associations, in favor of the institutions, and usages of the respective section of the country we hail from-- the reader will appreciate our principles and opinions, as he may deem them entitled to favor. W. G. Brownlow. Abram Prynb. Philadelphia, Sept. 14, 1858. PRELIMINARY CORRESPONDENCE. [From the Enoxville Whi...

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Title:Ought American Slavery To Be Perpetuated?; A Debate Between Rev. W.g. Brownlow And Rev. A. Pryne…Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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