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VOL. XXI. NO. 17. NEW YORK, SATURDAY,* SEPTEMBER 8, 1860. WHOLE NO. 1,057. giu%itirt ginti-Jtom! $tatulawf. AMERICAS ASTI-8LAVERY SOCIETY, fw-JRitmnj. THE SLAVERY PROBLEM. The disturbed state of the country, brought abou ionists and I'eckless anti-slavery iunrualisls. cvci Let our: he docti T the Curl the doctor's last d sldcrcd Ihcir " natural rights." should be raised from wretchciui-ss, i„ whieh the negroes"of Africa aw now sunk, and placed in tl stale of society where their natural rights, that is, the rfohis of man ia a savage state, would be changed into adventitious I , i 1 i 11 is he- power" to make laws and regulations*"^ its own »<->=..< u.' all ,'o,,ec,':i...L " .d th„ 3" thought, thai sort of freedom which some^eopfo I'rau.i about as i.fo; natural right of the negro does oo! doser,c .,, l,„ i-c-ar.led as anythiiig better than .'my prami.-ai means that la.iy be made ' ,'aiiaiV- for talk of such liberl, lo lull; of Cod havum made rvei-y man lice. Tin- lines of the pool arc. doubtless, very alanine; to sei.i imenlal minds, when he tells us that we should all be- But who that has tasted the happiness of civilized and social lit!-, would wish io be a -noble s:i,a-c"" and run wild in il,,. woods, even for Ihe sake „f ,„:,„. ne; such freedom as his ualiiral tfohl.V lhe question answers itself. It is doubtless our duty, as a Christian people, to brill.', this dee-railed ■'"'I bi-iilali/e.i race under lhe iulfoeiiee of Chrisli- aaiiy ami williia the pale of the Church nv„ /,, i;..V.- „f ll„:ms,..ti-e.<. 'the theory of abstract rfohi to liberty Is til once proved false bv the finds v. Inch can be brought, to hear upon it. It is .illo-other useless to say that the negro hits a right lo liberl-. rights ■■ incapai.lc of enjoying lib te page will be fou :olumns of The New Id place slavery c te, unless it be a fan.',lie. we arc o,u,aIlv a! a loss In nn. Tlie .seditious doctrines of these A working disunion among popular r.-l ''■<l:"( ,;"' ''Iv unknown. The last A ral Conference was almost cntireK oe, subject of slavery, und tlie factious ? of newspapers connected with Ike to; their places with men more opposed ti its forms, and uecessiial ,,-r iu't his ,-i|- paper, independent of Ihe speech of a dlslinguisl.eil I ultraism, and its oxaggeral of slavery, contributed not ; ttii-baucc. These, ,lm| ol[Kl. icared in The ■ alarmists—the hoitght and in v.-ly b.,1 infant is capable o( supply- vidence .ponsibility wh'ich God's il eternal, of the Inferior one; trol aud authority < part of the h upon the sup,') accomplish this end, the whi black ; and that, as a natural seqi iu some form or other. Is part of We assume, what we suppose no «iy Christian, man can den " ' ■ civilization, no progress, no mankind at large, il Is doubly by his physical and mental inclined lo labor than any ot < this to be i'.y, ihal there caii be no ie of the negro, who, of a purely religio of the day- has been so much mixed up with relij bsolutely within the -eels. is absolutely sound and conservative poinl. aud Ihat, whatever may be its purely ispeiif, the Church is prepared to uphold i The Tin if the negro'slave - not r.'tihcr lhe pr.iefo-.il result of :l mere da.] Ihec-y. \\'c j,,;.. issus, Q],on the 1|(,esit,. \1\" (I ' , l i ■rly lal.se J and equal, iney earth, nor devils h ik in the depths of lie. hill rr angels in Ilea, . bell arc coiial. It is not foi co of Cods works. Hi ■ . one race of mankind arhnrism. and sin, ant it would ho hold sway over thei litvio. 'bids rfohl to.lo lul-. but follow our plain duty, sel and deduced from ihal fan in. predilections for slavetw experiment: of the. the West Indies—that tribute paid by tin of ll I ' I I uder a monarchic cal government, has produced the results towards There, in lhe I lavish b We,'as tl althou^unirolhera81 inarkable when he sa; should be placed unci compelled to labor ag 1 respects placed on an equal social footing wilh l\n- while ra.ee, would be the most favorably situated for attaining the higlie.it degree of civilisation of which they are capable, what do we find i We find that the present generation, those born free consequently have worked as Utile as they possibly could, have follen oil' very materially from'the stand- bled by their slave fin hers; il a tbw years, if left to them selves, they will not In- fiir above Ihe si in .\f,-i, labor. Work, mental disclpli: labor, is the only means which ei 'or I hi longe pulled to undergo the discipline ( y effee koareplai ogress in v was physically tula,,ted for slavery, and |; : Tlie black man has but little a'eliv It','of .■ tfon which. .aila.],i him Ibr servitude. liis'i is sn strong that he must exercise it upon I 'than upon himself. He Is vi I or distress, aud is almost asociated with the appeal to his .oral sfocriot 1,,-Icnl pain, mlrolliu- hi, ies. When 1 ill foul lo those who rule him. an be ol'most use to tin; civilb ndacursetohin'isei'iau'd his vcr, his relifoon is directed h do (lie e..!re,neol lauaticism purposes, a wild man in his ,-.'l is devoted ami l this position hi; Tie; while.on tlu- Church. will never will ■an supply his .Mail, foreran Ifosbe fooit. Ihorlty of ig.su long -is 7gro servitude established in the fcfoulbcr, 'lhe great question as regards the negro THE BLESS1XOS [From a Sermon by Re My design f tho .0-1 < s that would I: settled, that all t ■ouniry, wit.huul regard to i- I've to ihis extent: that not a could be bought a ' ' lab I In the first pla< ■ liberh I now dis :ive destroyed the vitality ."eaa'be'abol- oeople. Will is iho'utii bnioai a: Zt'iw, .ve been fully appro IsiatheforLof aiul- should he should be even l i i.i "\ r ■ul.'irly of those practical differ ml that, human black or white, . anil tlie faults ol' the condition into which ilnals a-aiust society, and against ibid, as nviets of any penal 'settlement. They tire sunk to the state of barbarism, and they leak wilh accordingly—"must, bo placed . ere restraint, be compelled lo labor against villa, be deprived of all basest self-seeking. th an honest pride ted by so God-like very dust of our , and with electric . . e will no more^e . If the one hundredth luminal birthday, which is now not any of you may hope to see, be i! the abolition of slavery—had t an era, of national greatness pon the world! What ton-tie idor of that time! •■ Vision of ig sight! Ye unborn ages, crowd iends, would be the first grand tely that nothing would be' able to separate us. ui, unload, there would be neither North urn-South. ()'ti i.f lhe broken chains of the for,,; will be formed turn to another quarter whence our light will urca.,1 lorlh as the morning, when the oppressed are Tie abolition oi'sbu.ry yvould speedily throw open a Tie* and broad held to trade, it crowded and busy ■ss would s 'hifodelplfoi.'thronged ' up the supply to the d, have already ohse r^cte7f"omniett e suffered, T hav '■■' ■ -.'■■■ ed go free, ■ nces. But that such ig the oppres fool the sha said that si; li;.il earl, It ,:,<ls ,!o th. idytoservi his whole fort -ol of oil, [ Chil should in. made depend. or left) upon their _ ad them fo' ,:" :an only lead them "into uel, -ifojec .gross. The pei oniv be effectually -. We say m'thinq •, because nol only Is his peculiar organization, as a hull,an being, such as to indispose hum of his own will and accord, lo labor, but. his beum and misery. This, as it appears (,, us, is the oulv irue and sensible view to lake of this sillijccl. whet iu-'i- we. regard it from a purely secular or purely religions , . worthy of attainmei' words, without work. Granting, then, the absoh taking in conjunct It,,, with this ihe clear proof, which we arc prepared lo advance, of tho constitiil.i distaste for labor inherent in the negro—com All history ■■: ad. No object, .hof ' without ' Ifovealed rejig rally, or religiously, isity foi ich he it tonditfon of slavery nuch it may be ino This point then so far to set aside wfoit arc generally known as tin -'natural rights" of the negro race, us to bring tha race into subjection? In other words. Is it: mudes! rable that large bodies of our il llow-ereal ttrcs, eyia At the sacrifice of what might aentimentally be con i is developed; and we, wh< 'i together and beuomi it each for himself and can ? Let two or more ') all the rest, what fast ie, intimate as brothers, le, having referen. ic'sheufo ai'l- e of a whole great people ; and ■en the living-dial rculfo. I the I benefits [ha t would break fo, ■ day of unpreeedenti ken away. If I had >t tell you half the go. The economical, would accrue would be lifieant in comparison with ihange. red. my iriends. to show how- It may be hoped that this that the ifohat will break u , and obi- is present t ' driven lo take this iviction, but by the hliudfo..- ; <; day and night. They would blessed work, so little secti, i lighten the ter- .ie light of truth m the whole subject, North will be ready, feeling is there here. Ihc slaves- ed. All "claims to religion, iniliflereiil: lothe rights and SOUTHERN SOCIETY. fo the strange appetite for stimulants belonj a loi'ming sociely, that oae is tempted to reft delusively Southern custom of snu: ind on the stockir h an ill-conceal* (lipped in snuff' is the attractive reality. Thi u prevails throughout all the fo.uth.un'dif w, I the really refined, who tire i'ree from it. extend; fo ail grades of society: tho white girl with tud sallow checks sharing the habit will, fo, .aseuhue luow-wouutn of the plant b-fong sell-abuse, dipping In tin. The li I'si deuce iimunily, it is enough used during the late .1 npossible for one in ), we shall Had two hundred ai .'until degree, at be ineradicable ; bul nnthiu 3rly destroy the purity of the Anglo- avon sanguine current fo Ihe Nmihern States. The rcsence of the negro, whether slave or free, must be ut in the removal of the whole colored race to the The supposition of Blaekstone as to the rate of icrease of papulation is nol more than half equal lo ie ht-.-l as it eMsts in this country; and his table of ollaterai degrees, with which ,-very S.iuherti law ' ave1'el,0naedfls!!icfUllLtfotr !d "^ °^n^i.°'1B iigifoa. Well n,i„ ihe \ irgluiaas all dam. u.'he'of the I-irst Families." Observer. BURNING SLAVES. i reading the speech of , ipeaking of the "peculia: and kindly treated; that they lelutosh stabbed an olllcer itree in the middle i throng orcEns,8! clipped from The apn oi Jjprn ,51). 18311. ii, which of the horrible affair appeared. edby Mr. Geo^eY , was also present, and '. If the gentleman wishes an Louis, and was show lie negro, which wer issed the burning—hi ept a boarding housi or late of Museatim tragedy took place. of net S being .-tied throughout the slave foates. SLAVERY AND THE COMING CENSUS. Wasuimjton, .Sal: tin lay. Aug. 25, 1860. 1 think it was Henry A. Wise who said, sum went; years ago, - The census has dwarfed th on the day when the act ol , did the freed sbnos rush i, Hocked unarmed to the churches and tl land of took eili-ct. -ether isult, i ,tives. They are related sp lake the slightest impressie id, and only so—foi not' it. would 1 eve )r no other could 1 ut inlo practice, ihcir specious appearance would a.vc been more likely to have deceived many softhearted and not. very strong-headed persons; bul lhe ent has been tried, and has failed inns: tuise- ,.' I.' ■ :- I ■-.-.-■.- II. i«h ™asPa,ionS ceased to be useful to others, mil. .iv ork, labor has labor, civilization if such may bo allowed, barbarism hits adv is civilizing. There can be no civili ■renting necessities, and these nee i to the advantage of those who are tl morallv. than th, ivory. With the tth the obligatiot while held ii Ivanced.' All obtaining it. except, on ;i ledge that they muj people will nat " 1 of unfo I In the accompli . , pie will uauii " unconsciously, have a bond of union them all, so strong tl diversity of their 1, formed (to meet wha [ North for arms and u spent itself without . third great consequence of the abolition of .- would be the inflowing of a full tide of immi- i overall the^ sunny lands of the South, enrich- past the tfoiitli as if it were a plague-stricken , or an unbroken waste ofsand. instead of being, is, the luxuriant garden of the land. And for .... ,. ain reason thai manual labor is dishonored burden, and instantly the whole South will flowed w uelle mid allb'r hould depopula'" magmat end to all h ! the ■dy would, must not only ut, m the place of hatred ch full flow of all kimllv II foe of land at th, fonilh. as, in a few wars at the farthest, lo eouipcu sate the slaveholders abundantly lor the pecuniar 'hal of lhe U.lfo per cm AMALGAMATION AT THE SOUTH. anil then those of the corrupt,-,! blood cea6 designated as colored, i-fome of the most eminent. families lathe South are known lo ha ve A frfoai, blood in their veins; and the number . " 3- '—--'—' whites who are thus connected co thousands. The odium which atta A frlean blood is so great that lam bly of name. In "this way" hundr. pi'nple graduate yearly, and puss themselves off ns pure Anglo-Saxons. Mo extensively is this system fact that persons having negro blood r-,ier of it. is bevond my power to portray it would be the P"1"0 ^bit.s, us.s nol mi .... u.....i o.. . i .,i,i;,n and rength of the North lime rate during the lust leding, the North woul, a Congress, supposing t presentation of the "existing free States will i, and that of the slave [States Hit-show. majority in iavor of the former of 84. The se of the free colored population in eiihet North or Mouth will not vary this result. Under tht foeu,lisVfo''r'i'ii','ru ^aiti'.'-f ^7 Intmi^ers!1, But i than that the gain will he much "tvalcr than this in consequence ot' the transfci- ol' Delaware, Maryland ami .Missouri lo the side of freedom. Thev ma'v not be entirely rid of slavery in ten years, but the interests of freedom will predominate ; slavery will Let it be that the work of aboliti i by many and trying diiliou! iiinent u, human things ,*,,- untie,- the most favorable c trouble—still, let. lhe work be id.ic resolution, and the difli viU only call into action all the oven an indestructible Ifoiou. .... full enjoyment of personal liberty; f:wry Individual in possession of his (foil-given righ'ts! All ity and dignity of human nature. What a new fait! ment of human respect would take the place of the 'hen the fierce Magic that now distinguishes om ted upon the fact that the | P iitian Politics. :, our national prid. .ealth, by om .ie best, by the example we have ilegei weep and blush for is—by what is it u wealth, by our military and naval ,t the best, by the memory'of our foil,,a But hoi , .rficial are these occasion- comparison with tha fact, whan once it ii accon ,lemofpaeaac< the olive branch 3 pledge of hope to all mankini ; of the disappearance of slaverv il shall mention, but by no; present, ^slavery, institatei vliin-, ami hi ihild 'by Sthe r black'fos1 e but one-eighth negro blond. After.this der d a child of this qi ive but oi no forth; .other is free. is honorabl, ), of the half States will be anti-slavi race their lin people the pure the year that sli be anything but children, o: ring lo the vanity of the s dares to mutter a word of pity for the oppressed. [ children, on an average, to Have leit two more, (ana Tha religious sentiment of the people ia forced to without such a supposition the human specie* must X. Y Time*. to the l.foion. while lhe Terri- ■I'.uiain stationary. A new ,1 N0TIIK.R A TIEMPT TO KIDNAP BOOTH. appears in the Milwaukee 7 : Free Derit'ie.rol: ■ Miller if Milwaukee directs, a in this wise. ' ' hen all the family double team. tbe first dnwifoi suit I'll.-a. W.
|Title||National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1860-09-08, vol. 21 iss. 17|
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VOL. XXI. NO. 17.
NEW YORK, SATURDAY,* SEPTEMBER 8, 1860.
WHOLE NO. 1,057.
giu%itirt ginti-Jtom! $tatulawf.
AMERICAS ASTI-8LAVERY SOCIETY,
THE SLAVERY PROBLEM.
The disturbed state of the country, brought abou
ionists and I'eckless anti-slavery iunrualisls. cvci
T the Curl
the doctor's last d
sldcrcd Ihcir " natural rights." should be raised from
wretchciui-ss, i„ whieh the negroes"of Africa aw
now sunk, and placed in tl stale of society where
their natural rights, that is, the rfohis of man ia a
savage state, would be changed into adventitious
I , i 1 i 11 is he-
power" to make laws and regulations*"^ its own
»<->=..< u.' all ,'o,,ec,':i...L " .d th„ 3"
thought, thai sort of freedom which some^eopfo
I'rau.i about as i.fo; natural right of the negro does
oo! doser,c .,, l,„ i-c-ar.led as anythiiig better than
.'my prami.-ai means that la.iy be made ' ,'aiiaiV- for
talk of such liberl, lo lull; of Cod havum made
rvei-y man lice. Tin- lines of the pool arc. doubtless,
very alanine; to sei.i imenlal minds, when he tells us
that we should all be-
But who that has tasted the happiness of civilized
and social lit!-, would wish io be a -noble s:i,a-c""
and run wild in il,,. woods, even for Ihe sake „f ,„:,„.
ne; such freedom as his ualiiral tfohl.V
lhe question answers itself. It is doubtless our
duty, as a Christian people, to brill.', this dee-railed
■'"'I bi-iilali/e.i race under lhe iulfoeiiee of Chrisli-
aaiiy ami williia the pale of the Church nv„ /,,
i;..V.- „f ll„:ms,..ti-e.<. 'the theory of abstract rfohi
to liberty Is til once proved false bv the finds v. Inch
can be brought, to hear upon it. It is .illo-other
useless to say that the negro hits a right lo liberl-.
■■ incapai.lc of enjoying lib
te page will be fou
:olumns of The New
Id place slavery c
te, unless it be a
fan.',lie. we arc o,u,aIlv a! a loss In nn.
Tlie .seditious doctrines of these A
working disunion among popular r.-l
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