The Works Of William E. Channing (volume 6)

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byWilliam Ellery Channing

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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. 1819. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE DUTY OF THE FREE STATES OR REMARKS SUGGESTED BY THE CASE OF THE CREOLE. PART 1. The Author is aware that the following argument might have been more condensed, had circumstances allowed; but he is reconciled to publishing it in the present form by the belief that a degree of expansion and even of repetition may adapt it to its end, which is, to bring the subject within the comprehension of all who desire to know the truth. He now presents the first part of his work, in the hope that the second will soon follow Boston, March 26, 1842. THE DUTY OF THE FREE STATES. I Respectfully ask your attention, fellow-citizens of the Free States, to a subject of great and pressing importance. The case of the Creole, taken by itself, or separated from the principles which are complicated with it, however it might engage my feelings, would not have moved me to the present Address. I am not writing to plead the cause of a hundred or more men, scattered through the West Indies, and claimed as slaves. In a world abounding with so much wrong and woe, we at this distance can spend but a few thoughts on these strangers. I rejoice that they are free ; I trust that they will remain so ; and with these feelings, I dismiss them from my thoughts. The case of the Creole involves great and vital principles, and as such I now invite to it your serious consideration. The case is thus stated in the letter of the American Secretary of State to the American Minister in London : "It appears that the brig Creole, of Richmond, Virginia, Ensor master, bound to New Orleans, sailed from Hampton roads with a cargo of merchandise, principally tobacco, and slaves, about one hundred and thirty-five in number ; that, on the evening of the 7th of November, some of the slaves rose upon the crew of the ves...

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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. 1819. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE DUTY OF THE FREE STATES OR REMARKS SUGGESTED BY THE CASE OF THE CREOLE. PART 1. The Author is aware that the following argument m...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217618243

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