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" We are NATIVES of this country, we ask only to be treated as well as FOREIGNERS. Not a few of our fathers suffered and bled to purchase its independence; we ask only to be treated as well as those who fought against it. We have toiled to cultivate it,... "
Debate at the Lane Seminary, Cincinnati: Speech of James A. Thome, of ... - Page 13
by James A. Thome, Samuel Hanson Cox, Henry Brewster Stanton, Samuel Eli Cornish - 1834 - 16 pages
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Thoughts on African Colonization, Or, An Impartial Exhibition of the ...

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 236 pages
...be anxious for it, should lay aside their prejudices, and act towards them as they do by others. ' We are NATIVES of this country; we ask only to be...come from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor. Let these moderate requests be granted, and we need not go to Africa nor any where else, to...
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Thoughts on African Colonization, Or, An Impartial Exhibition of the ...

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 236 pages
...be anxious for it, should lay aside their prejudices, and act towards them as they do by others. ' We are NATIVES of this country; we ask only to be...come from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor. Let these moderate requests be granted, and we need not go to Africa nor any where else, to...
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Thoughts on African Colonization, Or, An Impartial Exhibition of the ...

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 236 pages
...towards them as they do by others. ' We are NATIVES of this country; we ask only to be treated sts well as FOREIGNERS. Not a few of our fathers suffered...come from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor. Let these moderate requests be granted, and we need not go to Africa nor any where else, to...
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The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution: With Sketches of Several ...

William Cooper Nell - African American soldiers - 1855 - 396 pages
...Spartan brevity, in the appeal of a well-known colored man, Rev. I'ETKR WILLIAMS, of New York : — " We are NATIVES of this country : we ask only to be...come from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor." WENDELL PHILLIPS. NORTHAMPTON, Oct. 25, 1852. AUTHOR'S PREFACE. IK the month of July, 1847,...
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The Freedmen's Book

Lydia Maria Child - African Americans - 1866 - 283 pages
...was toid to me. A REASONABLE REQUEST. WE are natives of this country; we ask only to be treated us well as foreigners. Not a few of our fathers suffered...come from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor. — REV. PETEK WILLIAMS, colored Rector of St. Philip's Church, New York, 1835. THE SLAVE POET....
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The Life of Arthur Tappan

Lewis Tappan - Antislavery movements - 1870 - 432 pages
...by one of their own number, the late Rev. PETER WILLIAMS, rector of St. Philip's church, New York: "We are natives of this country; we ask only to be...come from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor." Mr. Williams, during the mob violence in the city of New York, was* the leading minister of...
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The Life of Arthur Tappan

Lewis Tappan - Antislavery movements - 1870 - 432 pages
...to purchase its independence. Wo nsk only to bo treated as well as thoso who fought against it. AVo have toiled to cultivate it, and to raise it to its...privileges with those who come from distant lands to enjoy tho fruits of our labor." Mr. AVilliams, during tho mob violence in tho city of New York, was tho loading...
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The Best Test Preparation for the Advanced Placement Examination in United ...

Jerome A. McDuffie, Gary Wayne Piggrem, Steven E. Woodworth - Study Aids - 1990 - 630 pages
...delivered by Peter Williams, pastor of St. Phillips Episcopal Church in New York (1830) We are the NATIVES of this country, we ask only to be treated...requests be granted, and we need not go to Africa nor anywhere else to be improved and happy. We cannot but doubt the purity of the motives of those persons...
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Crafting Equality: America's Anglo-African Word

Celeste Michelle Condit, John Louis Lucaites - History - 1993 - 355 pages
...Williams argued, "We are NATIVES of this country, we ask only to be treated as well as FOREIGNERS. . . . We have toiled to cultivate it, and to raise it to...distant lands, to enjoy the fruits of our labour. "86 African-American rhetors and their allies thus introduced a significant conceptual alteration in...
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In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free ...

James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton - Social Science - 1998 - 352 pages
...received with the situation of recent European arrivals. He claimed blacks' rights as Americans, saying we are NATIVES of this country; we ask only to be...ask only to share equal privileges with those who came from distant lands to enjoy the fruits of our labor.73 Black abolitionists' anticolonization stance...
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