Pictures Of Slavery And Anti-slavery. Advantges Of Negro Slavery And The Benefits Of Negro Freedom…

Paperback | January 2, 2012

byJohn Bell Robinson

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1863. Excerpt: ... SLAVERY AND ANTI-SLAVERY. CHAPTER I. The Moral Question of Slavery--Is Negro Slavery as it exists in the United States a Moral Evil? This question has been discussed in the United States, pro and con, for nearly eighty-five years. I believe the Quakers were the first, as a Christian association, who took the idea that slavery was antichristian. And, if I mistake not, their faith or moral notions on the subject was predicated upon a feeling that they would not (themselves) like to be slaves under negro masters. Therefore, they, as a religious society, abolished slavery among themselves in or about 1760. But the Orthodox or Foxites, as a religious association, .has never interfered with other people's rights; that is, they have not united in political associations to oppose the institution of slavery as a civil institution. They only opposed it among themselves as a religious society; but left other people to do as they pleased. There was a split in the Society of Friends in 1827. Led by a certain man named Elias Hicks, who came out against the atonement of our Lord, and'declared that his blood was 2 (13) of no more account than that of a bull or ram. He diffused his infidelity through the minds of very many of that most excellent and influential Christian union. All of these, religious, ignorant, and sceptical, followed Elias Hicks in his treason and secession, and formed another association, and called themselves Friends, or Quakers--commonly known as Hicksites. This latter organization are generally Abolitionists of the Garrisonian school, and have formed associations to interfere with the civil and moral rights of others, even against constitutional laws. They have united with associations to form underground railroads, to run off slaves from their masters. Through this sham socie...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1863. Excerpt: ... SLAVERY AND ANTI-SLAVERY. CHAPTER I. The Moral Question of Slavery--Is Negro Slavery as it exists in the United States a Moral Evil? This question has bee...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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