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extinction of slavery in Massachusetts

Emory Washburn

extinction of slavery in Massachusetts

a paper read before the Massachusetts Historical Society, April, 1857

by Emory Washburn

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Published in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- Massachusetts

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [333]-346
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14510266M

    Slavery in Massachusetts: Did Its Peculiar Nature Contribute to the Rise of Antislavery Advocates before ? Abstract The purpose of this paper was to discover whether slavery in Massachusetts was distinct from that institution in the South. Slavery in this colony was an admixture of servitude and bondage due to several : L. Claire Morgan. Curator Notes. Type: Book. Exact Title: Horrors of Slavery: In Two Parts. From Part II: Containing extracts, chiefly American, compiled from authentic sources; demonstrating that slavery is impolitic, antirepublican, unchristian, and highly criminal; and proposing measures for its complete abolition through the United States. An essay based on a speech Thoreau gave at an anti-slavery rally at on July 4, , after the reenslavement in Boston, Massachusetts of fugitive slave Anthony Burns. Henry David Thoreau online. Share Tweet Slavery in Massachusetts. by Henry D. Thoreau. A distinguished clergyman told me that he chose the profession of a clergyman because it.


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Massachusetts was the first colony in New England with slave ownership and was a center for the slave trade throughout the 17th and 18th centuries.

The practice of slavery was ended through case law; and as an institution it died out in the late 18th century through judicial actions litigated on behalf of slaves seeking ing England's lead, Lawyer Benjamin Kent. "Slavery in Massachusetts" is one of Henry David Thoreau's most important essays.

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The extinction of slavery a national necessity, before the present conflict can be ended. At the time of the Constitutional Convention, slavery was illegal only in Massachusetts; more than two hundred slave ships regularly sailed out of New England; and over half of the wealth in the South comprised England and the North held a large amount of loans collateralized by slaves.

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Bound with: The utter extinction of slavery, an object of scripture prophecy / Joseph Ivimey. Catalogued Boston Public Library (Research Library) copy is included within a "bound-with" volume of various pamphlets, meeting reports, speeches, and other assorted works from the 19th century abolitionist movement in the United States and Great Pages: Slavery in Massachusetts (10 pages) Life Without Principle (13 pages) A Walk to Wachusett (10 pages) A Winter Walk (10 pages) Walking (21 pages) Natural History of Massachusetts (14 pages) The Succession of Forest Trees (10 pages) Autumnal Tints (20 pages) Wild Apples (16 pages) Other Essays» Correspondence» Poems».

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Slaveholding had been abolished decades earlier in New England when Robert Rantoul, presented his paper on "Negro Slavery in Massachusetts" for a Beverly, Massachusetts audience in Earlier hopes that this 'Peculiar Institution' so at odds with the nation's republican institutions would fade away grew dimmer as slavery grew stronger than.

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Most began to agree that slavery was cruel. Init became a novel. Plays based on the book were made. No other work created such strong emotions about slavery. In the South, the novel and its author were cursed. In the North, the book turned millions of people against. Far from putting slavery "on the path to extinction," these actions of Lincoln's would have granted it more powerful government support than ever.

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The writers of the letter (all female) state that by supporting the eleventh Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Fair, readers will help aid in the extinction of slavery.