Compulsory manumission : or, An examination of the actual state of the West…

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Author McDonnell, Alexander, 1798-1835
Title Compulsory manumission : or, An examination of the actual state of the West India question
Original Publication London: John Murray, 1827.
Contents West India party disingenuously treated -- Compulsory manumission contrary to the spirit of the resolutions of parliament -- Infringement of the right of property -- Injury to the well-being of the slaves -- Safety of the colonies endangered -- No just analogy in the precedents adduced by government -- Responsibility attaching to ministers if they enforce compulsory manumission.
Credits deaurider, Jamie Brydone-Jack and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class HT: Social sciences: Communities, Classes, Races
Subject Slavery -- West Indies, British
Subject Enslaved persons -- Emancipation -- West Indies, British
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EBook-No. 72991
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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