Statistics for occurrence #1 of “James G. Birney” in chapter 2 of John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights:
...slavery in that Territory.
These were the men between whom the old parties gave the Abolitionists the privilege of pick and choice.
Declining to support either of them, they gave their votes to James G. Birney , candidate of the newly formed Liberty party.
He was a Southern man by birth and a slave-owner by inheritance, but, becoming convinced that slavery was wrong, he freed his negroes, giving them home...
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