Statistics for occurrence #1 of “State of Virginia” in chapter 1 of William A. Smith, DD. President of Randolph-Macon College , and Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy., Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery as exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States: withe Duties of Masters to Slaves.:

...lse a whole community. The trifling affair of Nat. Turner (trifling compared with the frequent disturbances and loss of life common in the communities just referred to) painfully agitated the whole State of Virginia ; and occupied her Legislature through a whole winter in grave discussions as to the best means of freeing the State from the incubus of slavery. These results have all followed from the causes at ...
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