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gress might, after 1808, prohibit immigration and the importation of slaves into the country. A prohibitory law was passed by Congress in 1818, but it was to a very great degree evaded or violated in most of the cotton States for many years, without any proceedings being instituted for such violations. The repugnance of many good citizens to the institution was shown in all the States by wills made to free slaves, or by manumission during their lives. Washington, John Randolph, of Roanoke, Virginia, and John G. Palfrey, of Louisiana, are notable examples of the surrender of large property in slaves under the impulse of such sentiments. There were also colonization societies formed for the purpose of exporting the negroes to Africa, and the colony of Liberia was established to receive them. Of course colonization did not weaken the institution, for in every slave State more slaves were born in a week than the colonization societies could have exported to Africa in a year even if
dition, 774; leaves Butler in command, 779; instructions regarding Roanoke expedition, 779; telegrams from, 780; instructions from, 782-783; roposition, 783; Butler ordered to aid, 784; telegrams relating to Roanoke expeditions from, 784-785; Butler reports to, 790-798; reference t0. I Ingalls, General, ordered to furnish transportation for Roanoke expedition, 783; Butler incurs enmity of, 832. Interchangeable arragut prize case, 1011. Paine, General, reference to, 726; in Roanoke expedition, 781. Palmer, Brigadier-General, repulses attack of e William and Rani Arkansas, 483. Porter, Admiral, telegrams of Roanoke expedition to and from, 780; delays expedition, 785; reference to, Turner, Brigadier-General, reference to, 649; instructions for Roanoke expedition issued through,780, 782; valuable services on Butler's battalion), position near Richmond, 723. Twenty-Fourth Corps in Roanoke expedition,781. Twenty-Fourth Virginia cavalry, position near R