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The Correspondence Between John Gladstone, Esq., M.P., and James Cropper, Esq., on the Present State of Slavery in the British West Indies and in the (Paperback) Loot Price: R381
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The Correspondence Between John Gladstone, Esq., M.P., and James Cropper, Esq., on the Present State of Slavery in the British...

The Correspondence Between John Gladstone, Esq., M.P., and James Cropper, Esq., on the Present State of Slavery in the British West Indies and in the (Paperback)

John Gladstone

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824. Excerpt: ... The occasion calls for strong language, and I have expressed myself strongly; but, I hope, without personal disrespect to you. I am, Sir, your most obedient servant, T. F. Liverpool, 4th December, 1823. To the EDITOR of the TUESDAY'S ADVERTISER. Sir, I Should, perhaps, not have thought it necessary to trouble you further on the question discussed in my two letters to Mr. Cropper, but a friend having favoured me with the subjoined letter, which expresses the sentiments of a calm, well-informed, and impartial observer, respecting this question, it is my wish to make it public, and I have no doubt the perusal of it will be interesting to your readers. At the same time, I hope you will indulge me with the opportunity of making a few explanatory observations. Mr. Cropper thinks he has answered me by leaving it to the common sense of the public, "'Whether the golden rule of doing to others as we would they should do to us, ' can be so twisted and managed as to sanction T. F. in the purchase of a slave whom he knew to have been obtained by the most diabolical means, and when he had so purchased him, still to withhold from him his just and natural rights?" I did not say it could sanction such a purchase. My argument related to a system of servitude, established by prescription and law, and to which time has given a certain sanction, (however it may have originated, ) the habits and characters of men having been formed upon it. He takes an individual possessed of freedom, supposes him reduced by force or fraud under the power of a master, and then offered for sale. The cases are very different. Mr. Cropper's proposition evidently refers to the Slave Trade, which, as to this country and its Colonies, has been abolished many years, and has nothing to do with the prese...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: John Gladstone
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16410-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-16410-7
Barcode: 9781150164101

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