German American Annals, Volume 6; Volume 10

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German American Historical Society, 1908 - Germans
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Page 365 - Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize us, instead of our Anglifying them and will never adopt our language or customs any more than they can acquire our complexion ? 24.
Page 201 - HAIL to posterity ! Hail, future men of Germanopolis ! Let the young generations yet to be Look kindly upon this. Think how your fathers left their native land, — Dear...
Page 188 - Quakers do here handel men as they handel there the cattle. And for that reason some have no mind or inclination to come hither.
Page 189 - And in case you find it to be good to handel these blacks in that manner, we desire and require you hereby lovingly, that you may inform us herein, which at this time never was done, viz., that Christians have such a liberty to do so. To the end we shall be satisfied...
Page 188 - These are the reasons why we are against the traffic of menbody, as followeth : Is there any that would be done or handled at this manner...
Page 188 - Now. though they are black, we cannot conceive there is more liberty to have them slaves, as it is to have other white ones.
Page 129 - Lie. und Friedens-Richtern daselbsten. Worbey angehencket sind einige notable Begebenheiten, und Bericht-Schreiben an dessen Herrn Vattern Melchiorem Adamum Pastorium, Und andere gute Freunde.
Page 160 - Quaker spirit has abolished (relegiret) all such music, it would indeed be a novelty here, and tend to attract many of the young people away from the Quakers and sects to attend services where such music was found, even against the wishes of their parents.
Page 365 - America, will have their places at home so soon supplied and increase so largely here ; why should the Palatine boors be suffered to swarm into our settlements, and, by herding together, establish their language and manners, to the exclusion of ours1? Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize us instead of our Anglifying them, and will never adopt our language or customs any more than they can acquire our complexion?
Page 189 - ... warr against these poor slaves, licke we are able to believe, some will not refuse to doe? Or have these negers not as much right to fight for their freedom, as you have to keep them slaves?

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