Garrison recites some of the History of Slavery in Mass, , citing the 4th volume of Collections of Mass Historical Society….including the visit of John Josselyn, 1638, lodging at the…

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At the bottom of the page, without comment, attribution, or signature: “The whole system of slavery is essentially and radically bad—injustice and oppression are its fundamental principles; whatever lenity may…

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Garrison denies that abolitionists will agree for any remuneration to be given to slave owners who free their slaves  .    “…..this I know that all genuine abolitionists will scout any…

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1835 Slavery

In the Juvenile Dept, a Talk to the Children –No 11 ARE LITTLE CHILDREN SOLD? Here is half a column of instances of children being sold into slavery

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1837 Juvenile Department Slavery

Notice of appearance in a Kentucky court of a woman in slavery, who alleged she was white.  It was claimed that she had been in slavery from childhood until about…

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1837 Prejudice Slavery Slavery effects on whites

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Under a title, Life in New Orleans, there is a listing of six advertisements which offer rewards varying from $5 to $100, from slaveholders, for the return of slaves who…

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March 5, 1836 In a letter from Brooklyn, Ct, Feb 10, 1836, written to Mr. Oliver Johnson, Garrison indicates that he cannot attend the meeting of the Vermont Anti Slavery…

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March 11, 1842  A brief note from New Orleans telling of two people, one sentenced to hard labor for five years, one for three years, “for aiding a slave to…

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July 1, 1842 From the Natchez Free Trader comes the story of two slaves burned alive because of a series of dreadful outrages they have allegedly perpetrated.  The account is…

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September 30, 1842 From the Hartford Charter Oak, there is an article which includes a recounting of a discussion between “A Northern Man and a Southern Trader” at the close…

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March 24, 1843 Here is a long listing of statistics designed to show the negative effects of slavery under several headings, including Increase of Population,  State of Education, the State…

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March 31, 1843 Under Refuge of Oppression, here are excerpts from an article from the  South-western Farmer:  “Never threaten a negroe  — but if you have occasion to chastise, do…

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August 16, 1844 Excerpts from an Oration by Emerson, on the occasion of a commemoration of West India Emancipation.   He spoke of the gentle and generous nature of the African,…

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April 30, 1852 This notice is from the N.Y. Christian Inquirer.   From the Report of the South Carolina Methodist Conference, on Missionary operations among the slaves.  It compares contributions for…

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May 14, 1852 “The increase of the slave population in ten years is at the rate of 27.83 per cent.  That of the whole population, 32.67 per cent.”

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October 6, 1854 A column-long article by Theodore Parker which begins, “Slavery is unprofitable for the people.  America is poorer for slavery.  …If three and a quarter million slaves were…

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January 9, 1857 From the Leeds (England) Mercury, a lead article recounts in some detail the characteristics of Slavery in the United States. It concludes: “It is surely impossible for…

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1858 Slavery Slavery - Mud-Sill defense

December 31, 1858 Under the Refuge of Oppression column, here is an extract from a message of the Governor of Florida to the Legislature of that State.     He affirms…

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1858 Slavery