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ANTI-SLAVERY MAGAZINE.

VOLUME I.

Edited by
ELIZUR WRIGHT, JUN.

NEW-YORK:
PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY,

No. 3 Spruce Street.

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NEW-YORK:

WILLIAM S. DORR, PRINTER,

123 Fulton Street.

CONTENTS.

No. I., for October, 1835.

I. INTRODUCTION

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II. ABOLITION OF SLAVERY BY Great Britain, By C. Stuart...

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The vincibility of prejudice proved by facts, 4, 5. - Republics the most ferocious

slaveholders, 5.-Decline of the feudal system in Britain, 6.-Sir John Hawkins,

leader in the slave trade, 7.-Origin of Slavery, 7.-Slavery legalized in England,

7.-First motion for the abolition of the trade in the House of Commons, 8.-

Wilherforce, 9.-Decisive vote, 11.-Elizabeth Heyrick, 13.-Canning's Resolu-

tions, 14.- London Anti-Slavery Society, 15.-Flogging of women in Jamaica,

16.-Colonial arrogance, 17.-Mischief of “Expediency,” 18.--The theory that

Christians were only to care for the souls of the slaves, 19.

III. SLAVERY TESTED BY ITS OWN CODE, By William Goodell...

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Assumed right of property, 23.-- Denial of God's moral government, 23.—Spe-

cific acts of legislation infringing religious privileges, 24.--Prohibits virtue and

compels vice, 26.—Is theft, robbery, plunder, piracy, man-stealing, 27.--No real

protection for slaves, 29.-Inferences, 32.

IV. A REVIEW-THE PRINCIPLES OF REFORM, By Beriah Green

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(Art. X. On Political and Ecclesiastical Reform. Lit. & Theol. Review, No. VI.]

The aim of the Reformer, as stated by Mr. Woods, 36.— The necessity of re-

form, 37.-The work of reform identical with the business of doing good, 38.-

The enemies of reform responsible for the horrors of revolution, 38.-Mr. Woods'

distinction between the otiices of religion and of reform, 39.—A dialogue, 40.-

The arrogance of conservatives rebuked, 42.-Illustrations-Temperance, 44.-

Emancipation, 45.-Radicalism, 47.-Gradualism, 49.-Mr. Woods os. Jeremiah,

51.-Relation of Americans to American institutions, 55.—Mr. Woods' maxim,

57.-Particular evils, how treated by the Savior, 59.-History of Reformers, 61-

Methodist leaders, 63.- Pliability of modern religion, 66.-Trials to be expected

by the friends of the oppressed, 67.

V. THE HARMONY OF MOSES AND THE APOSTLES, By Rev. Samuel Crothers.. 68

The disbelief of a harmony between the Old and New Testaments on the sub-

ject of slaveholding a common species of infidelity, 69.-Brief analysis of the law

of Moses, 71.-The moral law considered, 72.—The judicial law, 78.— The cere-

monial law, 50.

VI. PRO-SLAVERY TESTIMONY EXAMINED, By the Editor. ....

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Authority of the master absolute–Testimony of Edwin C. Holland, Esq. 93.-

of Hon. Whitemarsh B. Seabrook, 93.-Actual treatment-Testimony of R. J.

Turnbull, Esq. 94.—Tasks, 95.-Subsistence, 96.- Fear the only motive, 97.-

Testimony of Thomas S. Clay-Food, 98.-Clothing, dwellings, work, 99.

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE, British West Indieg..

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ADVANCE OF THE ABOLITION CAUSE

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TO THE READER...

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No. II., for January, 1836.

1. ABOLITION OF SLAVERY BY Great Britain, By C. Stuart, (Concluded). 107

The London Society discards gradualism in 1830, 107.-Anti-Slavery Reporter

-Lecturing—first tried in Ireland - Agency sub-committee formed-Lectures in

England-George Thompson, &c. 109. -Violence of the slaveholders in Jamaica,

109.-Results of the insurrection, 110.- Missionaries driven off, 111:- Inquiry in

the House of Lords-Lord Suffield-Com. of inquiry at the same time in the

Commons, 111.-The final struggle--Deputation of 331 to London-Stanley's

plan, 112.-Compromise, 113.--Apprenticeship-Antigua and Bermuda, 114.-

New society organized, 115.-Anecdote of Mrs. Stumbles and her emancipated

slaves, 116.

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