Cotton is king, and pro-slavery arguments : comprising the writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartwright, on this important subject / by E.N. Elliott ... With an essay on slavery in the light of international law, by the editor ...

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Augusta, Ga. : Pritchard, Abbott & Loomis, 1860.
Description
1 online resource (xv pages, 1 leaf, 19-908 pages) : portraits

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
Slavery, abolition & social justice. [More in this series]
Summary note
This book contains essays by leading pro-slavery advocates in 1860.
Notes
  • "Published and sold exclusively by subscription"--t.p.
  • Augusta advertisements last 4 pages.
  • Portraits engraved by F.E. Jones.
  • Includes Cotton is king, by D. Christy; Liberty and slavery, by A.T. Bledsoe; The Bible argument, by T. Stringfellow; Slavery in the light of social ethics, by Chancellor Harper; Slavery in the light of political science, by J.H. Hammond; Slavery in the light of ethnology, by S.A. Cartwright; Slavery in the light of international law, by E.N. Elliott; Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in the Dred Scott case; The fugitive slave law, by C. Hodge; The Bible argument on slavery, by C.Hodge; The education, labor, and wealth of the South, by S.A. Cartwright.
  • First ed. of D. Christy's Cotton is King: or, Slavery in the light of political economy appears in 1855 under the title Cotton is king: or The culture of cotton, and its relation to agriculture, manufactures and commerce. This is the 3rd ed., rev. & expanded, containing prefaces to all 3 editions.
  • Not in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana.
  • Reproduction of the original from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction.--Cotton is king; or, Slavery in the light of political economy. By D. Christy.--Liberty and slavery; or, Slavery in the light of moral and political philosophy. By A.T. Bledsoe.--The Bible argument: or, Slavery in the light of divine revelation. By T. Stringfellow.--Slavery in the light of social ethics. By Chancellor Harper.--Slavery in the light of ethnology. By S.A. Cartwright.--Slavery in the light of international law. By E.N. Elliot.--Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in the Dred Scott case.--The fugitive slave law. By C. Hodge.--The Bible argument on slavery. By C. Hodge.--The education, labor, and wealth of the South. By S.A. Cartwright.--Concluding remarks. By the editor.
In
  • Adam Matthew Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice
  • Adam Matthew Digital
ISBN
  • 0837010403
  • 9780837010403
LCCN
13023462
OCLC
654792609
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