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American Slavery Volume 1; A Reprint of an Article on "Uncle Tom's Cabin," of Which a Portion Was Inserted in the 206th Number of the "Edinburgh Review" and of Mr. Sumner's Speech of the 19th and 20th of May, 1856 (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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American Slavery Volume 1; A Reprint of an Article on "Uncle Tom's Cabin," of Which a Portion Was Inserted in the 206th...

American Slavery Volume 1; A Reprint of an Article on "Uncle Tom's Cabin," of Which a Portion Was Inserted in the 206th Number of the "Edinburgh Review" and of Mr. Sumner's Speech of the 19th and 20th of May, 1856 (Paperback)

Nassau William Senior

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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. 1856 Excerpt: ...recruited from the road sides, and armed with weapons which chance afforded _ known as the " shot-gun militia" _ with a Missouri officer as commissary general, dispensing rations, and another Missouri officer as general-inchief; with two waggon loads of rifles, belonging to Missouri, drawn by six mules, from its arsenal at Jefferson City; with seven pieces of cannon, belonging to the United States, from its arsenal at Liberty; and this formidable force, amounting to at least 1800 men, terrible with threats, with oaths, and with whisky, crossed the borders, and encamped in larger part at Wacherusa, over against the doomed town of Lawrence, which was now threatened with destruction. With these invaders was the Governor, who by this act levied war upon the people he was sent to protect. In camp with him was the original Catiline of the conspiracy, while by his side was the docile Chief Justice and the docile Judges. But this is not the first instance in which an unjust Governor has found tools where he ought to have found justice. In the great impeachment of Warren Hastings, the British orator, by whom it was conducted, exclaims, in words strictly applicable to the misdeed I now arraign, "Had he not the Chief Justice, the tamed and domesticated Chief Justice who waited on him like a familiar spirit?" Thus was this invasion countenanced by those who should have stood in the breach against it. For more than a week it continued, while deadly conflict seemed imminent. 1 do not dwell on the heroism by which it was encountered, or the mean retreat to which it was compelled; for that is not necessary to exhibit the Crime which you are to judge. But I cannot forbear to add other additional features, furnished in the letter of a clergyH man, Wri...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Nassau William Senior
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-21476-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-21476-7
Barcode: 9781231214763

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