The Church and Slavery attempts to reveal the evil of slavery through an understanding of the New-School Presbyterian church. Very little focus is put on interpretations of the Bible, unlike other books of this class.
The pamphlet focuses on how the freedom of slaves would be detrimental to society. The author maintains his anti-abolitionist opinion citing examples of the West India Islands and its consequences of emancipation. Examples of the commerce, wealth,...
Presented here are many of the writings of the famous "Penman of the Revolution," gathered and edited by unknown friends, to trace specifically the role of John Dickinson's ideas and words in the struggle for American independence.
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.
Presented here are letters from an eighteenth century college president, Charles Nisbet, to his friend and fellow Scot, William Young, a printer and book-seller in Philadelphia, regarding events great and small, local and international.
Two days after joining the faculty of Dickinson College, Thomas Cooper delivers an exhaustive lecture on chemistry before the students and the Board of Trustees. This lecture is probably among the earliest of its kind published in America.