A Book for the "impending Crisis"!: Appeal to the Common Sense and Patriotism of the People of the United States. "Helperism" Annihilated! The "irrepressible Conflict" and Its Consequences!

Little, Morris, & Company, 1860 - 80 sider

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Side 23 - that the people of colour resident in the French colonies, born of free parents, were entitled to, as of right, and should be allowed, the enjoyment of all the privileges of French citizens, and among others those of being eligible to seats both in the parochial and colonial assemblies.
Side 19 - Their examinations were long and frequent ; and in the beginning of March, 1791, sentence was pronounced. Twenty of Oge's deluded followers, among them his own brother, were condemned to be hanged. To Oge himself, and his lieutenant Chavane, a more terrible punishment was allotted : they were adjudged to be broken alive, and left to perish in that dreadful situation, on the wheel.
Side 73 - Since that period a considerable number of new mills have been erected, and extensive additions have been made to the spinning and weaving machinery of those previously in existence. " The amount of actual capital invested in the cotton trade of this kingdom is estimated to be between £60,000,000 and £70,000,000 sterling. " The quantity of cotton imported into this country in 1859 was l,181f million pounds' weight, the value of which at 6d.
Side 26 - ... enough, however, to crawl to the next plantation, and relate the horrors he had witnessed. He reported that all the whites of the estate which he had left were murdered, except only the surgeon, whom the rebels had compelled to accompany them, on the idea that they might stand in need of his professional assistance. Alarmed by this intelligence, the persons to whom it was communicated immediately sought their safety in flight.
Side 13 - That it never was the intention of the assembly to comprehend the interior government of the colonies in the constitution which they had framed for the mother country, or to subject them to laws which were incompatible with their local establishments: they therefore authorize the...
Side 28 - ... very serious apprehensions being entertained concerning the domestic negroes within the town ; a great proportion of the ablest men among them were likewise sent on shipboard and closely guarded. There still remained in the city a considerable body of free mulattoes, who had not taken, or affected not to take, any part in the disputes between their brethren of color and the white inhabitants.
Side 73 - America has supplied us with 2,086,341 — that is, five-sevenths of the whole. In other words, out of every 7 Ibs. imported from all countries into Great Britain, America has supplied 5 Ibs., India has sent us about 500,000 bales, Egypt, about 100,000, South America 124,000, and other countries between 8,000 and 9,000 bales. In 1859, the total value of the exports from Great Britain amounted to £130,513,185, of which £47,020,920 consisted of cotton goods and yarns.
Side 26 - It was on the morning of the 23d of August, 1791, just before day, that a general alarm and consternation spread throughout the town of the Cape. The inhabitants were called from their beds by persons who reported that all the negro slaves in the several...
Side 27 - The huildings and cane-fields were every where set on fire ; and the conflagrations, « hich were visible from the town, in a thousand different quarters, furnished a prospect more shocking, and reflections more dismal, than fancy can paint, or the powers of man describe. Consternation and terror now took possession of every mind : and the screams of the women and children, running from door to door, heightened the horrors of the scene. All the citizens took up arms, and the general assembly vested...
Side 29 - ... of their mothers. Young women of all ranks were first violated by a whole troop of barbarians, and then generally put to death. Some of them were indeed reserved for the further gratification of the lust of the savages, and others had their eyes scooped out with a knife.

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