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" We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 3
1901
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 21

English literature - 1823
...answered it on all the grounds of justice by the following declaration: and humanity ; but ' We cannot allow the Colonies , to check or discourage, in any...degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.' And this was in 1774- !" P. 27. After the above expression of our opinions, it is almost needless to say,...
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Considerations on the Abolition of Negro Slavery: And the Means of ...

Joseph Foster Barham - Antislavery movements - 1823 - 85 pages
...the Earl of Dartmouth, then president of the Board, answered by the following declaration: "We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage, in any...degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." And this was in 1 774 ! * The conduct of this town, with regard to the Slave It is presumed, after this,...
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The Common-sense book

1824
...Earl of Dartmouth, then president of the Board, answered by the following declaration: ' We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage, in any...degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.' And this was in 1774!" The continuation of the Slave trade, having thus been forced upon the West Indian...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., Volume 1

James Silk Buckingham
...Colonies, nnd that it has been declared by the Ministers of ihr Crown, that it would not be 'allowed to the Colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial and necessary to the Mother Country.1 " That various Acts have bet- n passed by the Legislature of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1825
...the Earl of Dartmouth, then president of the board, answered by the following declaration, We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation. And this was in 1774 ! It is presumed, ğafter this, not many persons will be disposed to contend, that...
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The West India Question Practically Considered, Volume 1

Sir Robert Wilmot Horton - Slavery - 1826 - 121 pages
...the Earl of Dartmouth, then President of the Board, answered by the following declaration: "We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage, in any...degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.'' And this was in 1774! Such are the statements and reasonings which appear to belong to a practical consideration...
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A Practical View of the Present State of Slavery in the West Indies; Or, An ...

Alexander Barclay - Slavery - 1827 - 512 pages
...all the grounds of justice swered by the following deand humanity ; but claration : — " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." And this was in 1774 ! ' It is presumed, after this, not many persons will be disposed to contend, that...
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Chronological History of the West Indies, Volume 2

Thomas Southey - West Indies - 1827
...Earl of Dartmouth, the president of the board, answered by the following declaration:—" We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Governor Keith " stated with precision," this year, that the population of Jamaica consisted of 12,737...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 15

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1827
...earl of Dartmouth, then President of the Board, answered by the following declaration : ' We caunot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nution; and this was in 1774; the imposition of slavery therefore being the act and deed of the British...
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The Annals of Jamaica, Volume 2

George Wilson Bridges - Jamaica - 1828
...through its president, the Earl of Dartmouth, answered by a declaration to this effect : " We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." — The candid reader will be satisfied with the elaborate report of the slave laws of Jamaica, as...
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