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" We will neither import nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next; after which time we will wholly discontinue the slave trade and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels, nor sell our commodities... "
The Life of Stephen A. Douglas - Page 474
by James Washington Sheahan - 1860 - 528 pages
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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as ..., Volume 2

George Washington Williams - African Americans - 1882
...of the slavetrade : — " 2. We will neither import nor purchase, any slave imported after the first day of December next; after which time, we will wholly discontinue the slavetrade, and will neither be concerned ir. it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels, nor sell...
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History of Norfolk County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 1

Duane Hamilton Hurd - Norfolk County (Mass.) - 1884 - 1001 pages
..." We will neither import, or purchase any slave imported since the first day of December last, and will wholly discontinue the slave trade ; and will...sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it." The two utterances taken together are significant, for Mr. Adams had returned from...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent ...

George Bancroft - United States - 1884
...abolition of the slave-trade : " We will neither import nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next, after which time we will wholly discontinue the slave-trade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels nor sell our...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 4

George Bancroft - United States - 1884
...abolition of the slave-trade : " We will neither import nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next, after which time we will wholly discontinue the slave-trade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels nor sell our...
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Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1863

Howard Willis Preston - United States - 1886 - 320 pages
...nor Foreign Indigo. Second. We will neither import nor purchase any Slave imported, after the first day of December next ; after which time we will wholly...sell our Commodities or Manufactures to those who are concerned in it. TJiird. As a Non-Consumption Agreement, strictly adhered to, will be an effectual...
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The History of the Antislavery Cause in State and Nation

Austin Willey - Antislavery movements - 1886 - 503 pages
...imported after the first day of December next, after which time we will wholly discontinue the slavetrade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor...sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it." Agreeably to this vow the colonies all closed their ports against the foreign slave-trade...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 4

George Bancroft - United States - 1886
...abolition of the slave-trade: " AVe will neither import nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next, after which time we will wholly discontinue the slave-trade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels nor sell our...
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The History of the Antislavery Cause in State and Nation

Austin Willey - Antislavery movements - 1886 - 503 pages
...themselves and their constituents: " We will neither import nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next, after which time we will wholly discontinue the slavetrade, and will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will we hire our vessels, nor sell our...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 71

Massachusetts - 1914
...the members of the Congress: "We will neither import nor purchase any slave imported after the first day of December next; after which time, we will wholly...sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it." Ibid., 77. Newport was the leading port engaged in the trade. * The delegates from...
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Library of World History: Containing a Record of the Human Race ..., Volume 7

World history - 1914
...neither import nor purchase any slaves imported after the first day of December next ; after which we will neither be concerned in it ourselves, nor will...sell our commodities or manufactures to those who are concerned in it." In signing the American Association, October 20, 1774, the First Continental Congress...
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