Frederick Douglass' Paper, 1859-05-13, vol. 12 iss. 22 no. 594
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rtbmtb Sp#6^ VOL. XII.-NO. 22. m [iiiisHfs ©!? aba saaaiBiiaSs ©araBirif BK-j,ji"j,B-j,]na a? 8®ti®!b, 8n,&aa, ©is smosas. ROCHESTER, N. Y., MAY 13, 1859. WHOLE NO. 594. FREDERICK kkdtii. Villi th. hope tha ■caders I iv be 1 cry brief nana ve nl I ■ I KC( 1 bus, andidly a , as 1 nl Cordelia j0one' : ■: ■ : ■ ...IV ol nously, Of holihiig icr as cc'irelv li bond. fashi.limbic private boarding house on Chestnut street, she took an early opportunity to caution Cordelia against going into the streets, '■ free .-r '.vi-h. , she ap- peared ..:.■ :.,:! ,: much so call C Side ■■:■- ■ .1 i !■;..■ her l.'ra nd Bible, and go gh the forms ihe stood v ■y high both as a In iui.<h bf-r .;■: ■•■ en! and accepted iuvita ; auspect- >art of Cordelia to cscatie Rut Cordelia c uld not forget how rid by hei She ut fifty-seven the bedel' t! ;.' ■ rable, that 1 hesitated to "esire her liberty. Afei with her, however, e h:id I: " trented llj;" that her children had ...... away" from her ; that she had been rtened with sale herself " on tho first into take upon herself the en- 3t taking care of herself.— of a friend, before leaving mistress, she was disposed to sue for her loin, but upon a reconsideration of the ter she chose rather to accept the hos- lity of the Underground Bailroad, and suit," &c. She was i tire responsi > reach New Urlt sale of her childn brought Cordelia ial of C. H. Lan( 'when 1 heard thai white soul. I wc But remembering lympathy from he past, she had been y aslapand blow" B she arrived at wi e^sma _ .ppealed to her mist.iT>- in fhe folic ■ din hs and nursed 'her till she died !" ' /ailed on your niece, night and day fi months, till she died." "I wailed upon* yrn ay life—In his sickness especiall yet In hen, treated cruelly." It was of no ; e hundred slaves, but by sales. She stood very high as a lad member of the Fm'scopal Chun To punish Cordelia, on severe ■■.:■■ l.ielden had in some way heard thi les was a Democrat, so I ,.:. i '..;■■ i ! . .■■:. !■■.: Ir. Sciples replied V - t But then a fellow exactly for hi ad son other men ought to respect, although lod his < party. He was extremely sorry that had b. I hand. Fort if tli« party througl good report, should have bee li was then arranged betwet Seiplcit should be released, with ' mding that he would 'stick to ■tainly did swear hard against with red whiskers, Ib.ti under! 1 ■ : ■ id field hands generally. I>e thankful for and tobacco mhl she "urn eye. "Scipli : ia.ll degree of pleasure, that a perplexed sti r mistress was seriously puzzled to imagi how she would get her shoes :;; : and off; ho- " get dressed, she would get her head ie attended ' " she (Cordelia) bad been itarally sympathised i t some of the colored i kind and indulgent n The following sad experience she related calmly, in the presence of several friends, an evening or two after she lea her mistress. Two sons and two daughters had been sold from her bv her mistress, within the last three years, since the death of her master. Three ofher children had been sold to the Richmond l Warrick of Eichm sold before it was named to her mother th it had entered her mistress's mind to dispo: ofher. Nancy, from infancy, had been poor health. Nevertheless, she had be< obliged to rase her place iu the field with tl tion, until she had passed her twentieth yea and had become a mother. Under these ci plained to the mistress that her health w vilh-dr;: and l that "nothing was thi ■■ ■ ■:■ :■■■ work, her the fact Ellsom, had ; In an angry clared she woi to the field, '" field, and wo When too sick to ibly took the ground uite weakly . Cahellde- .. --:'. co day, and make her v for her health wot Drthwith retur icluded to sell . happened t visit to nis aunt, when it occurred bad better get Nancy off if possible. mday best" and "sheappeared t( advantage; and the nephew c,included t, fore a poor canille-lii,difl"slie a; , hearing ofher d it of slavery friend of s.byre in the si voluntarily, undertook I ice of seclusion. Ha: ■tain colored man with a lamilic thought knew nearly all the colored peoj out town, he related to him the predieame his lady friend from the South, remark. how kindly she had always treated her si signified that Cordelia would rue tl change, and be left to suffer among the " m erable blacks down town," that she would u able to take care of herself; quoted Heri the fugiu ■;■ ; . :■ . : :. by hi tirely qui red a handsome estate, he felt lectful phrases, telling him that Cordeli LtGotT about the e free colored peopt bly , '"radio1.; i him that be was in the it he !;epl cool, nod exerted lie told them Hint tiny should go tibont instable, llierners (Lang uid Wi ant again (or kidnapping, which he mally f no, Sir, to do roe the ji iig public, through the medtui ihe nllegr de with wl there charged. Though an humble individual, the " Brotherhood ciples cited. The but, with anothei ne ago, the Dist It had been sup] the only cause for their '■ at they were Democr; lot hoped by der the masterly d I., As... 'The Slave-trade in 1858.' .ive, i„ reference to me, a most cruel ilicioua slander, originated and publish- !>■■. Bacon inflic.\',c York Day Book, July, 1848. You siiy there that 'ile/Dr. liacoc, Kc ofLiberi ■' '" 'or of the I;. :■ the party. But I the Covi he sought that he was a ocs, do is of the parly, The district-Attorney thought this idea was a correct one, for he had once even ihoucbt that all men had some rights which ht to respect, although he was better undeistood his duty to :■■ ich ..■tied "Nov . but, belie villi:'!:'f, the under , steamboa :■:■!, ."led hich defileth a i before taking He had .1 all his hi; inbler f glass," h iral good sense and kindness ■st becoming sober, in assisting to compel .in:- of robbers fo disgorge their luin Judge Spanlding yesterday retpics udge Wilson to pa-ss.cm, . ■ ie case before the Supreme Court of ionality of the Fugitive-Si Lev.-. 3 Wils ■ ■ mand some counteraction on his part, hi put off tho sentence as long as ■ ' ci "ie matter. 1 think the action which e demanded by the District-Attorney i jntempt ofCourt. This Wilson eould hen off the Bench. The elergy of Cleveland are taking up the ■semi case. ' Several discourses, some o" rom the Rev. II. Ii. E s which had appeared iberof the £.'</;. '.! ident has just addressed a the other of fav ts just addressed Of the Edinburgh Rrrle, umtiy ; and as we have hm dicating him from ihe nlleL l! denial, which ■ to suppose that to icriGce unjustly the n I apnea dated joe plicity in the slave-trade with whi 'aagei. Thou,, mected with a despised and down trod- 3, Sir, n I of ; should like to accompany them. The having the lames isueliano.n, ur. Adams, or the A'eir York Observer before them, and, I sup . lllC i.ffi.'tll r Pedro film l purchasing e great slave- . Kainco t be purchased by the ]■:■:■;- ro Blanco, nor by Spaniels, lought by Roberts, removed ..'as. or I.lie Liberian flag, and islijiTetl, 1 hi-.it : ' '; great establishment at Bacon kept his eye isteued the Monrovia, and which, after Iy- was supposed to be di- iden with slaves from ■ bole story of slave-trade t with Pedro Blanco, or the slightest eorrespond- i:na,t'hmkimr r three yea:-.- : evening by . Huehat.nn, I>r. burner bcf. t tho liber Independence, told h purchase, not knowing they c ' " - herein Klwood, and tie be boy from his place i They, therefore, drove from ■ mgon and fa only by blankets and the tent-i .shall be the proper objects of the expenditure ers. icle 8.—In case of failure lo elect Manu i service for another year. ■tide 10.—The Managers hai •eight heterogeneoosly itched upon hi ■' " slighti ir giving the slightest i cry. The " Suckers" die loud. As they passed s debar. any Pro-Slavery lied that they were a v.;- ■ :. . "> "Lots of them." "What do ye d. mgitcrsherc ." :i We d i. at do yer do with runaway uhrgei-s'"- 'em rip, or lend them a i. :: ■ i>—il i refuting the cal- give publicity to ther ; that d to be thi would find among the "degraded blacks ;" and ed bv teldug him that he would rather give her a hundred dollars to help her off, than to do aught to inform him ofher whereabouts, if he knew even so much about them. What further steps were taken by the discomfited dlvi ■use sympa But with regard departure for Oanac Daniel Webster (Ft last, with the hope oi uemg : joy the remainder of her life in trecdoi 'Mr,;, ; Liber 'To the Editor of the Edinburgh Review. « Sir—Through the kindness of a friend i eidst of | ' ' h regard ' for Can; ith the peace. Being of the Lord, a way would be opene seeker of freedom even in a strange among strangers. Pmr.iir.ELPHiA, April 29, 1859. took hei article entitled ' The Slave-trade in lisbed in your valuable journal (October last,) in which, throu;' No. i .d liii :. Mi.mi yon h tion and Li au unfavorable to my reputi present u attribul your opinions respecting the motives '- *- the supporters of the Jhneri- u Society, or to endeavor to ForabJe impression you seem refeiTt.ee to Liberia, Though you take, both of colonization and Liberia, I doubt not you '■No sub;, of man's im'perleet luogment, can nop ceive universal favor; yet the opit men, fliotmh as opposite as anlipodi . be equally honest and conscientious. I have, Fchnmry, l>L'f). Jud(. Mareh, 1820. January, 1833/' March, 1829. i January, 18.31. Match, 1826. M".. January, 1836. September, 1832. September, 1824. Minish Ch., Liberia. Chief Justice of Liberia. John Seys, U.-S. Agent for Lib. Africans. JOHtfH. Cl.'EKSCMA.N, i'. A G. Sessiou. J. S. Smith, M, D.. Senator of Rep. of Liberia. Sec. ofStatc of Rep. of Lib. Gkopqb Moorb, of the Republic ofLib. of Rep. of R. of Lib. Clmr-ch. . Wll.SO- T. En Chaplain of Senate of R. of Lib." The introductory to this letter is from the Editor of the "London Anti-Slavery Reporter." I am personally acquainted with Ex- 1 "resident Roberts, have known him for the last twenty-five years, and can add my testimony to bis high character as an anti-slavery man and as a Christian, and that the charges litigated falsehoods. ig.ii >! Il Leopold Lorenzo. Jesper Harding. 'I". W. lin.idivood. Jos. M. Trum Edward Parrisli. M. W. Ilamn Benj. H. Lightfoot. Win. Hawkin John Child. N. W. Brown. George AT. Aisop. James Smith. Israel II. Johnson. Deborah F. Wharton Phebe Horn. Jos. B. Townsend. e negroes of Cuba as a people and healthy," was a 1 will of an African negro wo- I li tufht to C property equal to ?G9,f)00, and a piece »f- groiiud on the.^iorc near tfie vflfage of Regla, years. She had bought her own freedom and made all her family free, beside the accumulation recited iu her will. These earnings, lonth, which v .ally lands she literally worked paid—and with off the bonds of servitude of herself and her descendants. I asked her if she remembered her own coun- and if she desired or had any longing she replied, that she recollected as if it was a time far back,that she could never explain to herself what it meant; but there were troubles, and clubs used, and two persons were taken and dragged away from her, who had always been near her. She suDnosed that . from tha ut, where she grew "up y from that place aud put in ere she grew up with a peopl sho did not understand at first. lusband in time and four chil< ■ything went on well, until one ni 2 only a few women ami children .' They we who vt ■al months that they a these views, aud invoking the favor of the on Father of mankind upon our effort, ve associated ourselves, by the terms ex- Th. P!„h„lef,,hia Assc Hon and Education oftkelndiau Tribes. Article 2.—The members shall consist citizens of Pennsylvania who shall have p: two dollars per annum to tbe Treasurer, dollars for life membership ; and of such lie Presidents, twelve Managers, one Treas and one Secretary, to be chosen by the n first Monday of May in each year. Article i.—The Treasurer rhallreceive disburse all moneys, under tbe direction o Board of Managers, and the Secretary of the Managers, five shall elusive of Preside-1 " "" Managers shall fc called by the President or t Article 7.—It shall be Managers, ofScers and members, Managers, duty^ of the practicable way to promote the objects i ircssed in the prcamhfe ; ami for these or ■ ' ■ :-. pubiii ..liousaiid otherwise, iibeb.tei! the piddle, and Congress, and 1 she had no more i Cuba, had a good everyway. She hi thai wished to aid that any negr The on lor s made by 'ei'imilf.fi'" requested QotbhO necessary papers 1. possession of th leave the State. The k have been more severely < the murderer of the slave permitted to )(adog would i an.—CI evil and The Nkw Engi twelve Senators at the House of Ri L'ni'ed Slates Court mid th' out of Sail, iel Wiflia. Rescuers.—Th rea s have given bail I of S500 each at t " 'ius let themseh Wrtdaworth, Da
|Title||Frederick Douglass' Paper, 1859-05-13, vol. 12 iss. 22 no. 594|
|Subject||Antislavery movements -- United States ; African Americans -- History -- To 1863 ; Manuscripts, American ; Slavery -- Protest movements -- History ; Slavery--United States--Periodicals; Douglass, Frederick, -- 1818-1895 -- Manuscripts;|
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|Publisher of Original||Frederick Douglass|
|Date of Original||1859-05-13|
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VOL. XII.-NO. 22.
m [iiiisHfs ©!? aba saaaiBiiaSs ©araBirif BK-j,ji"j,B-j,]na a? 8®ti®!b, 8n,&aa, ©is smosas.
ROCHESTER, N. Y., MAY 13, 1859.
WHOLE NO. 594.
cry brief nana
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fashi.limbic private boarding house on Chestnut street, she took an early opportunity to
caution Cordelia against going into the streets,
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