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Slavery. Speech delivered at the First Annual Meeting of the British India Society, held at Freemason's Hall, London, July 6, 1840. In presenting a resolution relating to the effect of the cultivation of cotton in British India upon slavery in the United States, Mr. Phillips said:-- It is now ten years since the friends of the negro in America first put forth the demand for the uncondi
ms in despair, and have given up all hope of bloodless emancipation.
When they heard of the British India Society and its objects, the news burst upon their ear, and was as startling and as grateful e blessing of God, it will strike off the fetters of the slave.
[Cheers. But I do not fear British India.
Deliver America from the incubus of slavery, and her beautiful prairies will beat the bank ubus of slavery, and Yankee skill in the fruitful valleys of the South will beat England and British India in any market in the world.
I beg permission to read to the meeting the message of one wh