National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1859-09-24, vol. 20 iss. 19
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C^&^r VOL. XX. NO. 19. NEW YORK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1859. WHOLE NO. 1,007. Motional JUU-SlnDrru Staniiarii. THE RESULTS OF NEGRO EMANCIPATION. 8110,01)0 of our brethren of tbe African race were emnn eip.iieil Irom slnvi iv, I miiiit a.-k your iodoli.ciiee while j Iliiilic il lew reins.ilii nf n (lerniiiii'.l chsiraeler, wbieh wil not be altogether irrelevant to the subject. J'udi/in.L lition of slavery in other views which I believe to i ol th. ie:t twenty-five yea 1 i II , 1 ,i I I , ■■ complimentary li abundance of labor ;'s r Creole labo. iiiti:i.liiiIItil is,ii made, though perhaps my opinion.! isi'ier full ii i| ilry into the oiretimstunr'o:!, no only of every liriiis-h colony, r,;r.-.n\h,j; which I coul< ^^^^—■' ' of those fore' f ignorance. It has been said, perhaps truly, that in .1 Unless UiiLii'i, where lhe people huve ..et- ■eptional* Many, doubtless, huve expected i population. In an excelh . j (I, mldrcsH'd to Mr. Tappan by the Bishop ■■lie, I U,ink; in revolution.-; ,,f ni;.; udiuiLs. External changes of Uurbadoea, "It is a common mistake, I think, in revolul this kind, to I,mil lor :■[:; idii r n . alls ol n belli tieiui eh. of h takes a inos^ favorable view in tbe sequi the progress made in Barbadoes, and tbi iitiii d by tlie reports in ll.e Blue lio >l-:s, and by the testimony of the clergy I I I I I ] 1 u Iwilfsimplystate hich the I, ti fur c- h have lately come'under e frequently that I a they have done in Bi rally o i gem Mr. Blehy, a Wesley on mitrsiouary, who I h'aveui in Barbadoes. "'I'he entire cost," anys Mr. Ble I schoolman, and will be reaiinied thua : ltaised among e people, £o95, two-lbirds being already in hand ; pro- i lhe United Htales and iption list £12<f; proce . my Charge, wide . >f whicb the paren Education Committee I ., of which the parents paid ii pupils, was £134 8: fees £193 8s. 7d.; th s,t £107 10s. lid. grunts for r-cbool supplies, „C10; British and Foreigp School Societv, ,1'ifi; \Ves.l,.v:in Missionary Society, Mai):' Mr, Blcl.y „,],!= thnl "the new filncc nf ivrir- ehip nt Beuiab, and tbe renovated one at Kbenezer, will he completed this yiar, at a cost of about 41,100, the T.ily home and well cultivated rln ll nl i-eliOd! ; ;",. Ri.gulnr i I. Eegula 6. Go. the iiin^trate's (.fiiee. For these eertiliciil. s c. Ihe evidence of good condnet, one hundred mar the importance of id the p'easure of distributing 'the prizes, ur successful candidates had each upwards marks; asd I may observe that the failure to obti ■ending to school or labor, so that they could not gi ta without having been abs'ent a single da rare that many, and probably all who listen iviis.t is there In complain I " l'diall quote mi tlie :ie.-.p,,leh ol' nn en.in; nt statesman, l.'i !.i-i yr.-.ir, Mr ■:.- ■ ■■ exports of sugar have materially fallen oft', owing on of Barbadoes, and perh s, tbe increased export.: or There i only with n laboring elates, but also wi ise of abolition mo.it eiiii.;lil.i-iied V It of wunt of success has riveted 1 mill puljeibie, and the chains dro| :aling from ourselves theii low the Am ardly fail of being conve ight and have refused almost indignantly o be maintained. In my letter to Mr. To -ored to convince him '.hut ine labor wus thai of .'Ise;,.■:■-; neil ihul the African creol i : neglected for the lai i free, and that the creo nd would only culttval principle < ppan.Iendei cheaper tha pinion,! will give you the well as from those of lhe Church of B ise in accordance with the opinions t ipendiary miiiiistrutes generally, as I I tbe Blue (pressed by tl t, like every otbei iquaintance. The second is from D vns a krenter mi.take than to suppose 11 not wink for hire. No man is moi stimulus, or works more readily, mm re elTectuallv for the hope of reward ilsfor his daily breinl, !:• B;ty Till. line stimulus, and how little ho will do \ Dr. Il.-vjii;s: "It ia a mistake often c .Iberforce, the present Bishop of Oxford, speali um 'as a people who naturally bote labor, aud mild siinl; iiiro absolute indolence from the want o: Trinidad, one of the coloni repeatedly that there l which : the creole laborers, and tbat they a nit and unwilling to work. A fairer case cannot, :, be cited. It is a colony where iuimigiuiion li most extensively carried on. Now it has be nd thnt nt the period of emancipation there we Slue Hin. i I fine 1 "i:t> ■. er six years of age; and i e raised themselves by their o\vi ploy men ts, for those ol freeholders!, cultivating laud of tbeir own, ant there is at tbe present time a fair proportion of c intly put : New York 'l im, agent of Trinidad. I n 1 from other islands ns 4,041. to whi idchd iliu cstimnbd number on lhe ■: i - '■: /!!.■ and tbe Chinese 17. Thus IheddVietee .;etweet entured andtho unindentured or wholly free lid d by tasks and not by the day, and that the en -t. have pert,iniicd more tasks, or probably better is, on the average in the month than the cooliei r from India'. There is another remark 1 may oTer, t bears oo the question of continuous labor. It ia rage, much, if at.all, over 201) davs in the year. I e consulted many planters, and 220 days was the test iivifiiee given to me, while some consider 200 or M10 days a fairer one : and 1 incline myself, from all my 00 the outside, li it : .ii colonies, the Creole laborer has a , toihiok 20011 ll quantity of 1 ourtb or one-third, or even a larger I won Id :'ivi; tbem a good ■y, of the enne land ni i;ivc them a good tenui ble for ever,wiil, ... ri;:!.t to the Tabor admitted surdity of tin; ereole to cultivate thi nd I would istead Of at a disiance ; and I would tru: I would . ... mv door, and I would 'y. "Such, ndVandthe'small The Im y knowledge why t .and tl tithe] I'OJ. 0 when it is required. Tb irhaps I should rathei say out i t i i,'B where hi mi is s.liur.d.int and cheap,driv laly present i the employers l by ti vtd satisfy : .. ■ ie. i.'i'.:e. n'lc'lV-'fi'l ■s-Hs v/eul.i ry uuprejud il ..i p'T.'.i! indolent. . i has bsen "(,iVelii;V i:,j;i;;! idoued labor, the thi.. point tosatliify ■ ■ ■ ■..■■■ r.-Hu li. nice r.l labor. Myoivn Opinion i- ibi :i:e co,oi:ie;s l\,n lauor bci-u so eemiOiiiiz..',] is have a variety of sblisties on lhe subject, Perhaps Sumner will prove one of this stamp; Besides, the men of property in (he great cities have i past, they have not once tnken the mora! side of neat question. I.nok at the last, net uf Boston—tbe a of Eufus Choate!. What a sad sign of I finish this letter in the city were Calvin burnt Ser- Bpfrom Sumner a few days ago. lie Yours, always, Theodore Pabkbb. THE WESTERN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY. The^evr-iiti-enih Aimu.il Meet in* of the Western 1 1 I 1 I 1 MaiiiosR. Robinson, the I':. Rebecca Dean, Jehu Halliday, Augustas I Finance Committee-Joan Holm Jones, Ma"rius It. Roh Marsena Miller, Jawb. lieu, J. Elizabeth * for the Bttgle-V^aU-r, iliday, Ellis -Johiiison Edwards, D M Allen. dmas Heighton, Wm. Holjiday, isai.c'-'l McMii*lan. e'urei-', iteport showed the receipts for tbe for the same period were ©1,910.95. ury, $lfil 81. :*ll d iu the HaolsUoaa adopted, as foi- ,Thit 2 22\ „,, , ,-,,„j t, and ia the fearful Btatcou lhe whoh res-eion, inemding Hit ige to press onward with lhe work they have left ua e Annual Report, from tbe pen of Mrs. J. Eliza.- .[... -..-;,, .... i |.i!i[>i'i') p'esentinga -■"-' ■ during the pa mly upon the rock _of piineiple,' and erii siaoo nrmly upon the rod. ,,;:,;i,l;y;1;1;\Vl,L',,,vl|,i;<,r!lii;tl-u,^'lii,'i'1",-1:!'-'1-.-- ssi Ol ti A'i'"-' 1M,)'J Mi-, It n: '„l(,e,,l..r,..l.ii.ty) on " N^r0 America." Thialady (whole far her in a heeiis-ettlidlVi.in bo;l,n„d in the li'i .■ .(ate of Massacbu- Setts) has been engmred for so mo time iu the eratuitoua iiilvne,icv ..[ the claims of her cl,..|.,v,.(l lellniv ciiinirv- men. Ni.thing , an be mine P!,,,si, g „r l.etvlik,. than •■■ I si'i'lr.^-tlM-iuliu.'-s otlmr deliver Addingnohtlleweight to aatatemenl „f wrong, i-,lc.il.iled ' nt, "When it ia sympathy are no less ( 'lhe Ghjirm.in'((.,u.' IKIi TllOiriK, Kl] ) oKspi'Veil 'i an,Usee. I ... I lo melius the repretoiiU- XiU.i U'smumi eriii::iiiiii>.-rl |;-.r ;,il,lrpM by observing that while thu English nation sjiiipathises deeply wilh Hie sod its relative proportion to the white j.n ■ubtiou of ii ■!■■ die \hyy HI ^ K 000 sla -ou_^l1(llll tjle lerearesciittered nearly half iiiLlycni^i.-siinjJ ,(f the degraded class idVbie :hey possess, k _ neliin! .-i;;!i,..;;,evi.v,i' ih,. ; • , ,.v n, America. ■' i: ■ ■ -.- i s ■ . . . i , they produce a deerseheti.,:, „ - . , , „,:;,-;,„. ,„ ,b:lf ■' :. - -: : ■ : : s :.-:: ■ . ■ ■, i ■ .. ■ y qiialityof be:.uly, I : (commonly; in practice, ii bfa emploeJer"undeerPtahe ,g down of old iieaiisiiiti'v tin' ]iliint(.rs nre isisi estri: i;l [heir lsii.,.,r from day to day —so ]ljn_. ass land i-nppiirtioi,;.,.! to the labnrirs in lien. in part or nil o.^c-lik-;-, o; iniiney om^i-s, neither lhe planter .:.. .Iy lo Z te;,:; in!,.,.!,:...: tsiir and honest (?) The correspondent of the New York Tivuti Ethnadf quoted, thu3 refers to the tenure : But their measures (the planters') wore futile. Theirpolicy, as I attempted to show iu a former letter m they pleased, upon their own terms, an< ■ ■■ ■■ ■. - ■ ■ i given quantity of s ""',',''!'.' ■''■!. r'l oMrei'°pp ,';;"■'■.'.,.'," liiziz :'„,lrl ',ir°w."lob*tete "tte^.T°ll™.?i ' oueh my (iKnres h'avt o iii i iliii , il nn 'state in IJarhiidoes, :' i.i.. ,!. 7l";'!'';: think that the t t:lis.h,t!,: 1 I do not thiol nfiv( dear, fur thetc privileges independence; and the negro should of hia own free choice prefs The question hardly requires to be argued. It is e eicnt, to demonstrate the absurdity of the system, to a that tho planter* have persevered lor the last twenty- Guiana and Trinidad, where laud is cheap and abund as that which prevails in limb.nines, where it. and where there is not an acre In one of tbe articles eii-ie'/. t g my view " 1 v.. '.lid j,: ■.viiiii I .. I urge liiinli.il pruiirietor io h, .-Innil, vvnoM si, told tbat he ought to grant his laborers lei holdings for years. Why, it would in every such an imperium in impario on eveiy estate 1 „ not j.ii's ilsly no on either in England or in the West Ini Islands." There is an oovioua answer to thia. If I .-.-; of tiieir .'eld cheap at.d abundant thc'West Indian maintained. Its obvious; tendency is to get land Of their own. It is true that high rents aic chargi while as a general rule the allotments Thia, I iliyhn'iied ii.<|,erer, Zi; ]iioii|ieeii ihe wm -..;.. u '2 '! iu, however, better illiiat.a'.eiie; views ot! tbisauhject by aueat estate, than in anv other wav. I would devote h has been entrusted l LATE FROM THEODORE PARKER. Combe Vakih Brot-Dbssus, Nei'ciiatfi. Rcthsb, Francis Jacksok—Dear Friend .- Hero 1 t.'i'n.'sti, 1 think 1 ai bill hook aod light hatchet, prii I. Tho South has reopened t ind neither the jiovi niiiii'nt nor the Democratic parti nil- yet the public i-.eiitiioeot ol tim great mass, npp„.-e.-i i 2. Tbe Southern States are Jn-ii'nlly carrying out th ners who could not pay tbeir taxes, gorposelv inuik- No Northern Governor dare stand out for State .9 against the invasions of the Slave Power. Look llighter. ind manly as near as Bosto'n. :iW,"forT :o*me when an able man shall s> I have had more respect for him than h ns, for 1 though iileoeo now. (I) s oiV.n, i-iiceini.y ■„ I Hen, FK'(',ci-i;i IV. l.iiicclFj, Hsiyer, &< T,sl,t*ovs>y employed).! iiaeu.il, i.ijZt, i/Ziol -of, lie-solved, That in >btical parlies, pulp IsSof'bo riSS onl"1 i of the degeneracy, and moral wi irTl'wiclied'c-0' proole us aud r I ! I glory. Aud wh i 1 connlry, we would still, aa the forlorn hope of t glorious motto-" No U.iion witu SlIvIholl Inasmuch as the earnest, faithful labors iu th Humanity are the gems of human ble, sought t, Kesolved, That we deeply mourn tbe too ca e hope tbat tbeir womanly a ng truly, zalously, ion has already bo < Senate and Omst of Reprei I'-.v that siiall'hill u|..,n ilie rated public sentiment, will p t \1 ..sled the disgrace. Had he done because it would be at ivishes of the peopl.; at
|Title||National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1859-09-24, vol. 20 iss. 19|
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|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||1859-09-24|
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VOL. XX. NO. 19.
NEW YORK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1859.
WHOLE NO. 1,007.
Motional JUU-SlnDrru Staniiarii.
THE RESULTS OF NEGRO EMANCIPATION.
8110,01)0 of our brethren of tbe African race were emnn
eip.iieil Irom slnvi iv, I miiiit a.-k your iodoli.ciiee while j
Iliiilic il lew reins.ilii nf n (lerniiiii'.l chsiraeler, wbieh wil
not be altogether irrelevant to the subject. J'udi/in.L
lition of slavery in other
views which I believe to
i ol th. ie:t twenty-five yea
1 i II , 1 ,i I I ,
■■ complimentary li
abundance of labor ;'s
r Creole labo.
made, though perhaps
my opinion.! isi'ier full ii i| ilry into the oiretimstunr'o:!, no
only of every liriiis-h colony, r,;r.-.n\h,j; which I coul<
^^^^—■' ' of those fore'
It has been said, perhaps truly, that in
.1 Unless UiiLii'i, where lhe people huve ..et-
■eptional* Many, doubtless, huve expected
i population. In an excelh
. j (I, mldrcsH'd to Mr. Tappan by the Bishop
■■lie, I U,ink; in revolution.-; ,,f
ni;.; udiuiLs. External changes
"It is a common mistake, I think, in revolul
this kind, to I,mil lor :■[:; idii r n . alls ol n belli tieiui eh.
takes a inos^ favorable view in tbe sequi
the progress made in Barbadoes, and tbi
iitiii d by tlie reports in ll.e Blue lio >l-:s, and by the
testimony of the clergy
I I I I I ] 1 u Iwilfsimplystate
hich the I,
ti fur c-
h have lately come'under
e frequently that I
a they have done in Bi
Mr. Blehy, a Wesley on mitrsiouary, who I h'aveui
in Barbadoes. "'I'he entire cost," anys Mr. Ble
I schoolman, and will be reaiinied thua : ltaised among
e people, £o95, two-lbirds being already in hand ; pro-
i lhe United Htales and
iption list £12
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