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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 Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture ..., Volume 12

Missouri - 1854
...and the policy of England, by addressing to a colonial agent those memorable words — " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Such were the motives for keeping up this nefarious traffic for more than one hundred years — to...
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A Ramble Through the United States, Canada, and the West Indies

John Shaw (M.D.) - Canada - 1856 - 370 pages
...addressed a colonial agent as follows. " We cannot allow the x2 308 A RAMBLE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES, colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." " People in England do talk very absurdly, especially as some six or eight States, which received slaves...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 6; Volume 27

Literature - 1858
...colonies was the official declaration of the minister, that ' the government could not allow the colonists to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation.' " Such is the account we derive from a glance at our colonial history, and such is the position which...
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Kansas Bill

Judah Philip Benjamin - Kansas - 1858 - 29 pages
...answer to a remonstrance from the agent of the colonies, replied: "We ornnot allow tne colonies tb check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." • ;,''., . , i I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery,...
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History of the United States, from the discovery of the amarican ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - 1855
...and the policy of England, by addressing to a colonial agent these memorable words :—" We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." The assiento treaty, originally extorted from Spain by force of arms, remained a source of jealousy...
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The South Vindicated: Being a Series of Letters Written by the American ...

James Williams - Campaign literature - 1862 - 444 pages
...Earl of Dartmouth, Secretary of State, responded in the following emphatic language: — ' We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.1 Previous to the formation of the Constitution of the United States, the slave trade was prohibited...
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DISCOURSE ON THE ASPECTS OF THE WAR

JAMES FREEMAN CLARKE - 1863
...expressive of what had been the whole policy of Great Britain to her American colonies : "We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation."^ And here, with this history before us, it will be interesting, for one moment, to inquire into the cause...
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The Record of Hon. C. L. Vallandigham on Abolition, the Union, and the Civil War

Clement Laird Vallandigham - United States - 1863 - 256 pages
...very year of the Revolution, a noble earl wrote to a colonial agent these memorable words : " We can not allow the Colonies to check or discourage, in...any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Between that date, and the period of first importation, England had stolen from the coast of Africa,...
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SLAVERY AND THE WAR:

REV. HENRY DARLING,D.D - 1863
...expressive of what had been the whole policy of Great Britain to her American colonies : "We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation."^ And here, with this history before us, it will be interesting, for one moment, to inquire into the cause...
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The Cotton Trade: Its Bearing Upon the Prosperity of Great Britain and ...

George McHenry - Confederate States of America - 1863 - 292 pages
...presented him with a copy of the ' Bill of Rights ' adopted on October 14th, 1774, replied, ' We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any ' degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation.' Large numbers of Africans were imported into England, and, as a badge of servitude, wore a collar round...
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