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I have visited the Slave States several times-thrice on an anti-slavery errand. First, in 1854. I sailed to Richmond, Virginia, from New York city; travelled by railroad to Wilmington, North Carolina; and from that port by sea to the city of Charleston. I remained there two weeks-during the session of the Southern Commercial Convention. I then sailed to Savannah, where I resided three months, when I returned direct to New York city. My second journey was performed in the autumn of the saave the mulatto Contentment with slavery a colored preacher's family the negro who would n't be druv a boy's opinion a sign of the times advantages of a national creed Senator Douglas a Quotation, my next communication is dated from Charleston, April 4. I transcribe as much of it as relates to the North Carolina slaves. I left Richmond on Friday morning, and arrived at Wilmington about nine in the evening. On Saturday forenoon I took a stroll into the pine-tree forests by which t
shrubbery and grass, when, by scientific culture and a little labor, it might be heavy with tobacco or the cereal grains. There is a great field open here for Northern intelligence and Northern industry. Vi. Richmond. Richmond Christian advertisements a sign of the times the slave auction room the auctioneer a boy sold been examining her how niggers has riz Jones and Slater a mother on the Block a young Spartan maiden a curse on Virginia, Richmond, May 24.--Charleston excepted, and also, perhaps, Montgomery in Alabama, Romehilled Richmond is the most charming in situation or in outside aspect, of all the Southern cities that I have ever visited. It is a city of over 20,000 inhabitants — the political, commercial, and social metropolis of the State--well laid out, beautifully shaded, studded with little gardens — has several factories, good hotels, a multiplicity of churches, a theatre, five daily papers, a great number of aristocratic streets, with l