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Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life 8 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 6 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 6 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
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entatives to put a period to negroes' being slaves. In 1712, to a general petition for the emancipation of negro slaves by law, the legislature of Pennsylvania answered that it was neither just nor convenient to set them at liberty; and yet George Keith, the early abolitionist, was followed by the eccentric Benjamin Lay,—by Ralph Sandiford, who held slavery to be inconsistent alike with the rights of man and the principles of Christianity,—and, at a later day, by the amiable enthusiast Anthony Benezet. But did not Christianity enfranchise its converts? The Christian world of that day almost universally revered in Christ the impersonation of the divine wisdom. Could an intelligent being, who, through the Mediator, had participated in the Spirit of God, and, Chap. XXIV.} by his own inward experience, had become conscious of a Supreme Existence, and of relations between that Existence and humanity, be rightfully held in Berkeley's Works, III. 247. Bacon's Laws of Maryland. Law