The book consists of thirteen lectures on the subject of slavery as was given to students of Moral Science in Randolph Macon College. The author expresses an anti-abolition sentiment and presents lectures on the various components of slavery. His...
Having traveled several times to the sub-continent as a supervisor of Methodist missions abroad, Bishop John F. Hurst, a talented and diligent observer and student, provides a detailed view of India and Ceylon in the later nineteenth century.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
As a source of inspiration to freedmen, Lydia Child offers a compilation of short stories, authored by noted abolitionists and former slaves, that showcase the accomplishments and courage of African-American men and women.
The result of a census taken by members of the Society of Friends in 1847, this work provides an examination of the socioeconomic situation of African Americans living in Philadelphia in the mid-1800s.
Hopkins, a Northern supporter of slavery, defends slavery as the will, and law, of God. He does not explain how slavery might be abolished without breaking the law of God, but he does acknowledge the possibility of Abolition.
The Central Committee composed a pamphlet of possible voter questions and answers for the next election. Among the issues discussed are the Bank and Tariff issues referencing the Bankrupt Law, the Independent Treasury and the Whig party. The...