Exposition of the Views of the Baptists Relative to the Colored Population

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Title

Exposition of the Views of the Baptists Relative to the Colored Population

Subject

Thought Leaders

Description

Rev. Richard Furman communicates with the Governor of South Carolina about the topic of slavery arguing the Baptist side of the notion of abolition.

Creator

Furman, RIchard

Source

Richard Furman and James C. Furman Collection
Furman University

Publisher

A.E. Miller

Date

1823

Contributor

Bria Hamm

Rights

Furman University states that the rights are unclear. Must contact them to get more information.

Format

pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Coverage

United States 19th Century

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the Negroes should know, that however numerous they are in some parts of these Southern States, they, yet, are not, even including all descriptions, bond and free, in the United States, but little more than one sixth part of whole number of Inhabitants, estimating that number which it probably now is, at Ten Millions; and the Black and Couloured Population, according to returns made at 1,780,000; That their destitution in respect to arms, and the knowledge of using them, with other disabilities, would render their physical force, where they all united in a common effort... That there are multitudes of the best informed and truly religious among them, who, from principle, as well as from prudence, would not unite with them...

Original Format

https://cdm16821.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16821coll2/id/5593/rec/1

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Citation

Furman, RIchard, “Exposition of the Views of the Baptists Relative to the Colored Population,” Digital Histories, accessed September 26, 2022, https://digitalhistories.kennesaw.edu/items/show/44.