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" ... serious question, that it is founded in a violation of some of the first principles, which ought to govern nations. It is repugnant to the great principles of Christian duty, the dictates of natural religion, the obligations of v good faith and morality,... "
A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF COM. ROBERT F. STOCKTON - Page 52
1856
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 9

Unitarianism - 1830
...trade is prohibited by universal law.' ' In respect to the African slave trade,' he forcibly remarks, ' such as it has been described to be, and in fact is,...origin, progress and consummation, it cannot admit of a serious question that it is founded in a violation of some of the first principles which ought to...
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The works of Wm. Ellery Channing ...

William Ellery Channing - Religion - 1835
...is prohibited by universal law."—" In respect to the African slave trade," he forcibly remarks, " such as it has been described to be, and in fact is,...origin, progress, and consummation, it cannot admit of a serious question that it is founded in a violation of some of the first principles which ought to...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the ..., Volume 2

William Powell Mason - Law reports, digests, etc - 1846
...such practice, and admit the injustice or cruelty of it. Now in respect to the African slave trade, such as it has been described to be, and in fact is,...Christian duty, the dictates of natural religion, \ La Jeune Eugenie. the obligations of good faith and morality, and the eternal maxims of social justice....
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Life & Letters of Joseph Story

Joseph Story - Judges - 1851
...such practice, and admit the injustice or cruelty of it. " Now in respect to the African slave trade, such as it has been described to be, and in fact is,...Christian duty, the dictates of natural religion, tho obligations of good faith and morality, and the eternal maxims of social justice. When any trade...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the ..., Book 6

United States. Supreme Court, Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...universal obligation, equally affecting all nations? 8. It is urged, moreover, that the slave trade is in violation of some of the first principles which ought to govern nations. The assertion is unquestionable. But may not the same thing be said of many acts, which are confessedly...
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Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States, Book 6

United States. Supreme Court, Stephen Keyes Williams, Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...universal obligation, equally affecting all nations? 3. It is urged, moreover, that the slave trade is in violation of some of the first principles which ought to govern nations. The assertion is unquestionable. But may not the same thing be said of many acts, which are confessedly...
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United States Supreme Court Reports, Volume 6

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...universal obligation, equally affecting all nations? 3. It is urged, moreover, that the slave trade !• in violation of some of the first principles which ought to govern nations. The assertion is unquestionable. But may not the same thing be said of many acts, which are confessedly...
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Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story: Statesman of the Old Republic

R. Kent Newmyer - History - 1986 - 512 pages
...graphic and passionate language. Such a trade, he concluded in a sweeping and much-quoted peroration, "is repugnant to the great principles of Christian...morality, and the eternal maxims of social justice." It was impossible that the slave trade with all its inhumanity "can be consistent with any system of...
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Political Thought and the American Judiciary

H. L. Pohlman - Law - 1993 - 326 pages
...such practice, and admits the injustice or cruelty of it Now in respect to the African slave trade, such as it has been described to be, and in fact is,...the first principles, which ought to govern nations lt is repugnant to the great principles of Christian duty, the dictates of natural religion, the obligations...
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Slavery in the Courtroom: An Annotated Bibliography of American Cases

Paul Finkelman - Law - 1998 - 339 pages
...the destruction of African civilization and the horrors of the middle passage. He concludes the trade is "founded in a violation of some of the first principles,...morality, and the eternal maxims of social justice." It is thus "sufficient to stamp any trade as interdicted by public law, when it can be justly affirmed,...
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