National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1859-03-05, vol. 19 iss. 42
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Rational tankrii. VOL. XIX. NO. 42. NEW YORK, SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 1859. WHOLE NO. 978. Motioiiol ■Antl-Slctirrii Stoniiorii. PUBLISHED WEEKLY, ON SATUBDAY, THE STANDARD. t. the instead of obliging them to avoid the Commonwe: In 1641, our fatherB, just landed, proclaimed that M tyranny aud oppression ; " to such," says Bancroft, offered a free welcome and <ud.nl the public ens/. nation, by a special statute, made the iiiirime m.< pei'sci'iihd the uuc^U of the Coianicnwcalih."* That, Mr. Chairman nnd ifciitlemeii, le the OVfiBsB ..in Bpecificalrj to enacl that any person seize lyin this Commonwealth, by virtue of nuv the so-called Fugitive Slave act, Z.-A) be'l beas corpus, issuing from the Supreme I this Commonwealth. We ask you. in iliM.ijsei. ;.-ords. I .iietnu.nt of the many of your i ;ute-book, to erect your State prii to-day. The gallows whi " fugitive Slave act t. ood- Is upon your ii nes not recognize th liiuctiotis, ami pleat: d your gallows—it does n c no right ti The gall c Fugitive .Slav ecuting justice be- ii wliie'i undertakes to levy compulsed piiui^i crimes, to forbid or limit. >1 self defence, ami to take life, is a strictest and fullest sense—and may whether this"), ii|.|,(.|hnl ,,!;,,- That, petition, Mr. tlhairinun, lies before you, it is said with some fifteen thousand signatures. Some of these petitions you will 2nd endorsed by the gentlemen who head and send them to you, with a stulenii ul a, thi-' effect : " 1 could have got uImo.it every or every legal voter in ilitsfiiwn, ii 1 laid hud the liiuea.r the le',"-vvo'w have circulated this petition more ..;,;,. \y >•.. ,(|.(| in ,( [iw three-quarter's, or two-thirds, of them, ifnve BigMcUhfe I understand from tbe remarks of Mr. Higgiuson that < lie: liisijuri'.y: I know 1 shall change t I do notshrink from any charge of organisation. When our lutclutnea-i iiaain to r, .],:.. U,,. i;,lu,|, ,.„..,.. ,..,>,..,.. I.-.;. ■■ 'neiita, iii.aii, .on ,., nil kinds, 1 have never heard it chart, ,1,, ahdi „,,.„, ,i„. wi.iga of 177., ,|ui tic, did not fight sniia.-ii.iniied; thai ihev organized; that *™r.' S1"!!:.^!!1""1'",, Ilm| liltJ'"""' ,""' d ttm if v y circular'which Sai •«. \?,[ tbeLC,?l0DyiD favor °f dependence, m>d worehi it. Who :-li,i.i :.|,:,. to-diiv, that men, also stekinsr to ma shal the State in behalf ol Jioenv. mae no indit'to ei culara, to organization, to a system? I seoutlhe idet \Uo i, mis mocking wrangler that denies our right t organize, to ]mv :..,,;. ■■, n,,,, ,,.„.,' ,| , , i(, town 1,11,1 school district in the Commonwealth'' If w e l-Viiive Si-ive „-- . well that, I Massachusetts, and vaunting himself as loudly as h II ought in in: executed "—ynu k why .should ;ou, u.' a Legislature some granite pillar, around which of human lite aggregate tficuiselvtl the magnet; we imagine thei it is no one can touch it; that we are ..-fluid as anything soys, Law voice of tl do you think to-day? Yoi .ciiiints of a Emerson i, tiiiii " tim ■. .'ii'iu .\ thought thus yes- 1787. ' Massachi ll-a' oi bob to t N 1 They d subordinate C.a . Weaddn planted by .ft) not uddre.-H you—tin- 1. ■cifhb.i e Z Mas : la-il.iy ii civil fXt.Clli" justice Uion of the Urn no-called slave clause We assert that you ( reign State. If any has agreed to limit but i'iimpiii-ts, whin they become ci ■Mrth which you cali Masanisiuisi tis c I principles" a- he had a right to do. We have no right, lan out 6f it. Who gave us? any .such liaht ? ilways laid down the principle tha ) do, however large the majorit; ciple, I am lOVe, and he chooses h 'his government assume thegreat respiin :il fall back upon your natural right lonwealth ; he hai right to 1: [i jour lig'hl ii) selt-ijcli:ucc. Vott slut ordained laws; w : .■: . :■.■-. ■■,:.....,:, l" ...-.■, ■..,:. ; to la: protected according to our institutions." The responsibility which civil society "a i- slave I. uiporurily within this Common wi adopted a (Jiiiistiiul.uii thin abolished slaverv. The v.'cre im! recognized as a body politic until 1731. I,u ill 17is.ll ,lie lii's: dale, so Inrush I know, in all histOrj where a ili;,liuci political tnivcreiguty aeted upon th tut ion, placed there by Jud-o Lowell, for thui jimpos white villenage'by ,-creignty to abolish ; .... ■ "... .: hound i i physical force to pre -Ko_go/,',l''1"'1('"t ''as a ri£bt t0 violate the lftwa of Jni n sJaiUil d oppression. ! residence. e power to protect (a. rightfully p'cad a,,y compact or agreerr 1[i..;'IJ'.ii:1 ■">■"'' a['<>" !'il;> to be seized; since s dl uii'ii arc bom free ''—slniuing thatshe sees the d is tin .vliae bound to obey it. ■:. it is void for ':: ■■■-■ ■■ ,"'■ ',■■'■■: i.s-c ..,-,■ I-;:'.: ' under the United States Ci Constitution of 17hV ? U'.-ll, gentle-men, I am perfectly I leave that question, a g theories o'f ■. Websl, s another. Let me rend yon an n^I i ) Mtu he had stated, i : speech, as strongly as. possible, hi; . il.iyiio, But" theory ia one thing ; prac- : s , ., : '■: ■ :. ... istitulion, and therefore the North is bound to Then, he neks—he is talking of the obligation outh to obey the Constitution, if the North has I.. North has violated the Coosti- parties make a compact, and one breaks it, the I once the honor of a conversation with John any fugitive t 1819; and e Committee) Mr.'Adai ■J be miked "to mssk. 'The people*!*! it. Its only claim icence of the people. iquiesceil. Florida il follow in ttoe.,o •cognized principle 1 P I i i i ..lit do the Itepubh to-day-every one of them pledged to the principle Texas has no right in this Union, that it was an ill act that broaght her in, and one-half of them pledge. tins day to the doctrine that we have no right to nee territory? By the right and in virtue of the prim , I- ui " Despotism does saeat in •thing aec(ir,an.c to las ie right of Liberty, in eSrH?, that prii.' j&KSSSi itIii-i^^tI;:;,;,; T:;£:;Hl;::::,'*r ^.lelai'i'i^V,; k.i.w'll^'i!i''!^ '-he bnilot-bn.x, i,ii •°°ijr "Si'ita' ■' ■ [yy-y-)- re these : Docs the Rule Again it ,. Church, that t-ietoi!Strueiionp!:ic,a. upon (hi linl:.' \,\ !ia- ConnuUiU' .[legally, and "Liberty docs.; i e from the law boobs ; rue Court will set ■i:- Wi oBtet and Mr. Adams, which ; no answer to my request lo say that you will i: jury t , that you will In 1 e the eitizfii wii.h Cifuji. That is not tae Miis-achinrl! '".va'aaa'a .1 the Mas-saidai.aiis in- have a right to claim. If lUth hasviolaea tbe L'oia.liinMan rvi., .a- iiit. ] .■.!. .a- !•!.', avowcdiy, defiantly, airoci'.uav, f,„- her own pur. -to get power iu the nn , t .''■ ■■ ' ■*■' ■■'■■ ,.■■ ■". ... en yuu \ ,, ,| I, RETIREMENT OF JOSHUA ft. GIDD1NGS a the public opinion of the Con Mste^JofJS r^rMo™', ' , i , •;.i- J -- i V Of the Leg '.". i tin ,',' 'or'Sm .ic is no slavery in the "Unit i world, and it is your duly ■Kuv important tiiai took place in tho Methodii ifJanmr,, , ill tills county, on Friday, the in i.fee )hn Li intelligent mying negroes id a worthy m kcly young nt the Church at that place, and I'm of Prnntytown, who was engaged Z^Z :iu il who NOW engage in nen or children, already litive as tbe fa etsof (his case and the Vs'ij t - larefnl not to state any- nppear; bul as thecaBB i Conference, we feel it ns possible. =h onrself, and, therefore, BKAT FROM CONGRESS. WAKiiiNeros, I changes will take [dace in Hi i whollv from Dublin lifirat the , „,. 11, 18:i: tHoua ntCong ' or .Orr led mvo gone to th,;, ' lot.fr in (;,.,,..ies::, aial ^.erc m -i 1 ^Jjttman, Campbell, Cln.:.a. 'enty years in the llouae ; he is the c sen the large body of able and faitt ions which tbe negro q iteS?are mare ma2. j than the wildest tnea- tidings entered Congresa t the Kight of Petition, a in his championship ol ,QJ'.h?I*rl\°f.thel?£b this right. He shared Joint-Occupation and the Wilmot Proviso.' the en franchise men! of the negroes of the brig Creole, your high funct hat you ack negro slavery by solemn -day. right o f We ask it for this eir right hands, sir. Jirave men ai.tl t-.:i:dei of hounds upon ineii nake. ight and ft il,^tt~ a baud's bread,'.'ol tad t"' p,..t. * hem from the rage of three kingdnms. Massachuaett 11 yuu say tome, in reply, " Our fathers swore, in 178 "u society,;'i/V^'-W " ""^ "" ^^ ^ ^^ ■ Zon^iC a ' ', ,' ,' lool upon Ike unlimy coui|. rightfully fetter the actjoe of anything that underta e Fugitive ISlave jmmonweaith kid :'.'::■;.:) ,''i;i,e D that 1 (siiyaui-cj. its upon her the bunion of t:,a you who undertake ,t Bhe is bound to" protect ge of Joahi covering tl iv than thi claim of yea. side of the C< IJanci'of't says in his please, thi individui is the growth of necessity—the growth of the h ic majority im.kc the law for to-day; our written it our purposes. Throughout the line of Amc Story, that is law which the people acqnicst.e in. iow that when our charter, the oiiginat of which your Sixri tiirj's room below, was brought over Its Bay could exist only in Loni I ft I i (inv. tt i ^J^byano it do you bind yoursell iiy an oat ay," i have not got the po ■i'-n'lV'V^ 'n,e"h,a ■ ■ : ■ a ' ■ '. White, Of Kei'tisckv, i, cailtl be heard ;'pi'ivik'.i;,:." The Hens", s the Speaker, liiddinyw the the Nays arc the *Dames of John Quincy Adams, Caleb essenden, Millard Fillmore, Francis Granger, Hubert C. Winlluap and .loin, AkEton, II 1 j rity In the seventeen years ih.it have pa.-a'd on ce this ople of the North have taught of slavery within it.; walls, Mr. IM It 1 i I ill , ilutionsand ..in c i i ' I , [ e lluii.-e of licprc mpossible for met lODgb I " open K(^o.40),JouwillBce Convention of 1787 ha on, complained of this n old one, and in setting aside thi; " pi-i f the Discipline, under whi f the accused were guilty, one pon anything else J . _ tlavery mantle fell nteat over tht <_ ii' repeal ti, tfie M i i - ' i ' ib s.i.y of the Lecompton swindle, would have it_the approbation of the great man whose fame in i displayed du I I hf,l ■ jquence with which he defended, in his decliuin 'Vtji.r- i the floor of Congress, the cause oi' ■ :umamty. The stalwart form of Giddlngs, unbent wilh ll.:: weiniil ' yeara, his towering head crowi " " " ' a of young life 3 a treat to hear him, on questio n ^previous0 Cong lence soak: upstart negro propagi ict, or impale him on u sharp ret ■ony aa he implores hia Itepubli iterrupt by erica of order his " j Standing iu this aisle, Corwm dolivi-red the iuimitable ' ■a. .■;., ii...-- .!■■' ■. . a'.-. . .. .: and la.baa Brigadier-Genera raryi ionedead. Bythe . side of that pillar stood Webster when he protiounm!,:,,
|Title||National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1859-03-05, vol. 19 iss. 42|
|Creator||American Anti-Slavery Society|
|Subject||Antislavery movements -- United States ; African Americans -- History -- To 1863 ; Manuscripts, American ; Slavery -- Protest movements -- History ; Slavery--United States--Periodicals;|
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|Date of Original||1859-03-05|
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VOL. XIX. NO. 42.
NEW YORK, SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 1859.
WHOLE NO. 978.
Motioiiol ■Antl-Slctirrii Stoniiorii.
PUBLISHED WEEKLY, ON SATUBDAY,
instead of obliging them to avoid the Commonwe:
In 1641, our fatherB, just landed, proclaimed that M
tyranny aud oppression ; " to such," says Bancroft,
offered a free welcome and
National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1859-03-05, vol. 19 iss. 42for