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American slavery as it is : testimony of a thousand witnesses

Author: Theodore Dwight Weld; American Anti-Slavery Society.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library,
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC : The University of North Carolina Press [2011]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : A DocSouth books editionView all editions and formats
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Compiled by a prominent abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, American Slavery As It Is combines information taken from witnesses, and from active and former slave owners, to generate a condemnation of  Read more...

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Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895.
American slavery as it is.
New York, Arno Press, 1968
(DLC) 69019635
(OCoLC)6368
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Dwight Weld; American Anti-Slavery Society.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library,
ISBN: 9780807869581 0807869589 9781469602875 1469602873
OCLC Number: 769189701
Notes: Includes index.
Prepared using the transcribed electronic text used in the "Documenting the American South" (DocSouth) Project.
Originally published: New York, American Anti-Slavery Society, 1839.
Description: 1 online resource (551 pages) : facsimile
Contents: ""V. TREATMENT OF THE SICK. THE SLAVES SUFFER FROM INHUMAN NEGLECT WHEN SICK.""""PERSONAL NARRATIVES�PART II.""; ""TESTIMONY OF THE REV. WILLIAM T. ALLAN, LATE OF ALABAMA.""; ""NARRATIVE OF MR. WILLIAM LEFTWICH, A NATIVE OF VIRGINIA.""; ""TESTIMONY OF MR. LEMUEL SAPINGTON, A NATIVE OF MARYLAND.""; ""TESTIMONY OF MRS. NANCY LOWRY, A NATIVE OF KENTUCKY.""; ""TESTIMONY OF MR. WM. C. GILDERSLEEVE, A NATIVE OF GEORGIA""; ""TESTIMONY OF MR. HIRAM WHITE�A NATIVE OF NORTH CAROLINA.""; ""TESTIMONY OF MR. JOHN M. NELSON�A NATIVE OF VIRGINIA."" ""GENERAL TESTIMONY TO THE CRUELTIES INFLICTED UPON SLAVES.""""PUNISHMENTS.""; ""PERSONAL NARRATIVES�PART III.""; ""NARRATIVE AND TESTIMONY OF REV. FRANCIS HAWLEY.""; ""TESTIMONY OF REUBEN G. MACY AND RICHARD MACY.""; ""TESTIMONY OF MR. ELEAZAR POWELL.""; ""TESTIMONY ON THE AUTHORITY OF REV. WM. SCALES, LYNDON, VT.""; ""TESTIMONY OF JOSEPH IDE, ESQ.""; ""TESTIMONY OF REV. PHINEAS SMITH.""; ""TESTIMONY OF PHILEMON BLISS, ESQ.""; ""TESTIMONY OF REV. WILLIAM A. CHAPIN.""; ""TESTIMONY OF MESSRS. T. D. M. AND F. C. MACY.""; ""TESTIMONY OF A CLERGYMAN.""; ""OBJECTIONS CONSIDERED."" ""OBJECTION I.�""SUCH CRUELTIES ARE INCREDIBLE.""""""OBJECTION. II.�'SLAVEHOLDERS PROTEST THAT THEY TREAT THEIR SLAVES WELL.'""; ""OBJECTION III.�'SLAVEHOLDERS ARE PROVERBIAL FOR THEIR KINDNESS, HOSPITALITY, BENEVOLENCE, AND GENEROSITY.'""; ""OBJECTION IV.�'NORTHERN VISITORS AT THE SOUTH TESTIFY THAT THE SLAVES ARE NOT CRUELLY TREATED.'""; ""OBJECTION V.�'IT IS FOR THE INTEREST OF THE MASTERS TO TREAT THEIR SLAVES WELL.'""; ""OBJECTION VI.�'THE FACT THAT THE SLAVES MULTIPLY SO RAPIDLY PROVES THAT THEY ARE NOT INHUMANLY TREATED, BUT ARE IN A COMFORTABLE CONDITION.'""
Responsibility: by Theodore Dwight Weld.

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