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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 9, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer reviews a recent book on the definition of slavery and of slaves as human beings. He compares this with another book published about the same time. The focus is on the question of whether a slave owner has the right to take the life of a slave when he chooses.

Description of file(s): two scanned, three columned, newspaper pages

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: author; book; crime; definition; government; justice; law; Law of Nature; racial issues; Slavery; society; women

People: Gliddon, Mr.; Kent, William; Locke, [John]; Nott, Mr.; O'Neal, Judge; Seabury, Dr. Samuel; Van Evrie, Mr.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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