The South Alone, Should Govern the South: And African Slavery Should be Controlled by Those Only, who are Friendly to it

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Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1860 - Slavery - 39 pages
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Page 12 - ... of this Constitution, when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States, or by conventions in three-fourths thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be proposed by the Congress...
Page 5 - I look forward to the day when there shall be a servile insurrection in the South ; when the black man, armed with British bayonets, and led on by British officers, shall assert his freedom and wage a war of extermination against his master. And, though we may not mock at their calamity nor laugh when their fear cometh, yet we will hail it as the dawn of a political millennium.
Page 17 - The negro imagined that his emancipa' tion was to be an emancipation, not merely from slavery, but ' from work ; and British philanthropy proposes to protect him ' in his laziness from the competition of the coolies. ' As far as Jamaica is concerned, what is there to tempt the ' Englishman ? It is a fact that half the sugar estates, and ' more than half the coffee plantations, have gone back into A ' state of bush ; and a great portion of those who are now grow' ing canes in Jamaica are persons who...
Page 35 - Abolitionists, that the schools are completely deserted, they having formed companies, and will go seventy-five or <Jne hundred miles on horseback to participate in a single execution of the sentence of Judge Lynch's Court. It has now become a settled conviction in the South that this Union cannot subsist one day after Abe Lincoln has been declared President, if God, in his infinite wisdom, should permit him to live that long; for they, (the people of the South) have made up their minds that they...
Page 34 - Necessity now reverses the rule, for it is better for us to hang ninety-nine innocent (suspicious) men than to let one guilty one pass...
Page 35 - Texas, about twelve or eighteen months ago, for preaching and teaching Abolition incendiarism to the negros in northern Texas. Unless the churches send out new recruits of John Browns, I fear the boys will have nothing to do this winter, (as they have hung all that can be found,) the school boys have become so excited by the sport in hanging Abolitionists, that the schools are completely deserted, they having formed companies, and will go seventy-five or <Jne hundred miles on horseback to participate...
Page 17 - It means, again, the turning loose upon society, without the salutary restraints to which they are now accustomed, more than (4,000,000) four millions of a very poor and ignorant population, (as the peasantry of most countries are,) to ramble in idleness over the country until their wants should drive most of them, first to petty thefts, and afterwards to the bolder crimes of robbery and murder; or until their excesses, their imprudence, their filth, and starvation, shall bring pestilence amongst...
Page 22 - Thus will commence that war between the races, which every reflecting mind perceives to be inevitable, where an inferior and degraded race has been forced up, by foreign interference, to an equality with their former master race. In such a war, with the whites well armed, and acquainted with their use, and double in number to the blacks, who doubts the result? Horrible tragedies may be enacted in a few neighborhoods; but it must soon terminate in the indiscriminate slaughter of the negros, by tens...
Page 34 - Popular Sovereignty" doctrine as "Free Soil" in tendency and practice, and, consequently destructive of the rights of the South, incendiary in practice if not in principle. They believe that Lincoln is the head and representative of this Abolition Aid Society, which sent John Brown to Virginia, and which is now giving us so much trouble here...
Page 21 - ... wealth of distinction. Hence the arrogant airs which wealth there puts on, in its intercourse with the poor man. But in the Southern slaveholding States, •where these menial and degrading offices are turned over to be performed exclusively by the negro slave, the status and color of the black race becomes the badge of inferiority, and the poorest non-slaveholder may rejoice with the richest of his brethren of the white race, in the distinction of his color. The poorest non-slaveholder, too,...

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