tatute book a law authorizing the payment of $5,000 for the head of Mr. Garrison, dead or alive.
The results of my journey are thus recorded in a letter from Montgomery:
Contentment of slaves in Alabama.
I have spoken with hundreds of slaves in Alabama, but never yet met one contented with his position under the peculiar human live stock, in order to provide subsistence for the others.
And this, you know, is one of the beauties of this beautiful institution.
A godly city.
Montgomery is a very handsome city.
It supports two churches, one weekly (temperance), one triweekly, and two daily papers.
Population, at that time, nearly nine thousand.
It is the capital of Alabama.
Montgomery, albeit, is a very godly city.
It is true that its citizens sell human beings on week days; but then — and let it be remembered to its lasting honor — it imposes a fine of thirteen dollars for every separate offence and weed, on any and every unrighteous dealer who sells a cigar on