Slavery discussed in occasional essays, from 1833 to 1846

Paperback | May 14, 2012

byLeonard Bacon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 Excerpt: ...for their wisdom. The Anti-Slavery Societies of the northern States, as is well known, have been for many years coming into frequent collision with all sorts of religious and philanthropic bodies. This has come to pass on the part of the anti-slavery leaders, not in mere malice or for the sake of working mischief, but in the belief that if the religious and philanthropic bodies in this part of the country can all be made auxiliary to the Anti-Slavery Society, then that Society will be strong enough to abolish slavery. Under the influence of such a belief, colleges, theological seminaries, churches and ecclesiastical organizations, Tract, Bible, and Missionary Societies, have all been assailed, with various success. The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, has been to these reformers an object of special regard. So extensive have been the operations of that institution; so signal has been the success of some of its missions; and so great is the confidence with which it is honored by the New England churches, and by churches elsewhere, of New England sympathies; that it has seemed to antislavery leaders to be just the instrument with which to accomplish their great design. If the Board of schemes of reformation; whereas, nothing is'more palpable than that if the Anti-Slavery Society, as represented by its publications and its executive officers, is right--if the master of a slave, simply as such, without any reference to his treatment of the slave, is " a man-stealer," and is to be considered by all Christians as a heathen man and a publican--then it is the duty of the Board, as a society instituted for the one purpose of propagating the gospel, to say so outright without regard to consequences, and to instruct its Prudential Commit...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 Excerpt: ...for their wisdom. The Anti-Slavery Societies of the northern States, as is well known, have been for many years coming into freq...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217872514

ISBN - 13:9780217872515

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