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American colonization society., 1828

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Page 195 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 44 - ... regulations respecting the territory and other property of the United States.
Page 39 - An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers...
Page 351 - That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives be requested, to use their best exertions to procure the passage of a law...
Page 196 - Commonwealth ; and that the Senators and Representatives of this State, in the Congress of the United States...
Page 37 - The ground taken at an early period of the government, was, ''that whenever money has been raised by the general authority, and is to be applied to a particular measure, a question arises, whether the particular measure be within the enumerated authorities vested in congress. If it be, the money requisite for it may be applied to it; if not, no such application can be made.
Page 35 - Annual Report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States.
Page 339 - States, for the purpose of obtaining a territory on the coast of Africa, or at some other place, not within any of the states or territorial governments of the United States, to serve as an asylum for such persons of/ colour as are now free, and may desire the same, and for those who may hereafter be emancipated within this Commonwealth...
Page 306 - Truly we have a goodly heritage; and if there is any thing lacking in the character or condition of the people of this colony, it never can be charged to the account of the country; it must be the fruit of our own mismanagement, or slothfulness, or vices. But from these evils we confide in Him, to whom we are indebted for all our blessings to preserve us. It is the topic of our weekly and daily thanksgiving, to Almighty God, both in public and in private, and He knows with what sincerity, that we...
Page 202 - BEHIND.' — [Idem, vol. ii. p. 344.] ' The removal of every single free black in America, would be productive of nothing but safety to the slaveholder, nor would the emancipation of as many as the benevolence of individual masters would send off, as far as I can see, be productive of disaffection among the remainder, more than the example of such as are every day set free, and sent to...

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