An Appeal to Pharaoh: The Negro Problem, and Its Radical Solution

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Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1889 - African Americans - 205 pages
 

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Page 203 - ... hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on the face of the earth...
Page 124 - I appreciate your motive when you suggest the propriety of my writing for the public something disclaiming all intention to interfere with slaves or slavery in the States ; but in my judgment it would do no good. I have already done this many, many times ; and it is in print, and open to all who will read. Those who will not read or heed what I have already publicly said would not read or heed a repetition of it. "If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one...
Page 19 - But he contended that the States were divided into different interests not by their difference of size, but by other circumstances ; the most material of which resulted partly from climate, but principally from the effects of their having or not having slaves.
Page 69 - States is hereby empowered, in his discretion, to pay four hundred millions of dollars to the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West- Virginia...
Page 98 - The curse is taken off from nature, and like Adam again they are under the covenant of innocence. Morals in the technical sense they have none, but they cannot be said to sin, because they have no knowledge of a law, and therefore they can commit no breach of the law. They are naked and not ashamed.

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