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Lands of the Slave and the Free eBook

Henry Murray
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 564 pages of information about Lands of the Slave and the Free.

The Institution of Slavery.

Original Guilt
Northern Fanatics
Irritation produced
Northern Friendship questioned
Grounds of Southerners’ Objections to the Abolitionists
English Abolitionists
Mrs. Stowe’s Ovation
Treatment of Slaves
Irresponsible Power and Public Opinion
Sources of Opinion as to Treatment of Slaves—­Law—­Self-interest
Christianity
Habit
Causes of Indignation
Recrimination
Evidence from Authors—­Press and Canada
Review of Progress of Slavery
Slave Population and Value
Question of Freedom

CHAPTER XXVI.

Hints for Master and Hopes for Slave.

PROPOSALS. 
  Free Soil
  Fugitive Law
  Territory of Refuge
TREATMENT DISCUSSED.
  Corporal Punishment
  Forfeiture and Testimony
  System for Ultimate Freedom
  The Blackest Feature in Slavery
VISIONARY DEPUTATION
  Inveterate Slaveholder
  Touchy Slaveholder, and Swaggering Bully
  Clerical Slave Advocate
  Amiable Planter
  Recriminator
  Abolitionist and Intelligent Slaveholder
  A frightful Question
  Closing Observations
Nebraska—­The Christian and the Mussulman

CHAPTER XXVII.

Constitution of the United States.

Plan Proposed
Government and Qualification for Office
Elective Franchise
Frequency of Elections
Ballot
Effects of Elections under the Ballot
Remedy proposed
John Randolph, Sydney Smith, and Clubs
Payment of Members and its Effects
Scene in Congress
The Judiciary
Exclusion of Cabinet from Seats
Power of President
Election of President
Governors of States, and Power of Pardon
Conclusion and Testimony of Bishop Hopkins

CHAPTER XXVIII.

The Church, the School, and the Law.

Church Statistics
American Episcopal Prayer-Book
Methodist Episcopacy and Presbyterian Music
What exists at Home
Ismite Convention
Education Statistics and College Expenses
Pray read this—­Law for Conveyance of Land

CHAPTER XXIX.

Inventions and Inveighings.

What is a Bay? 
Dr. King—­Fulton and Steam
Telegraph and American Modesty
Reaping Machine
Opinion of a Borderer
American Ingenuity
Fire-arms and Militia

CHAPTER XXX.

Adverse Influences.

The 4th July
Mr. Douglas and Congress
Miss Willard and John Mitchell
Who are the Antipathists?

CHAPTER XXXI.

Olla Podrida.

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