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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 Thirteen Colonies: New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania ...

Helen Ainslie Smith - United States - 1901
...expressed by the Earl of Dartmouth fifteen years later was already strong in England : " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." This difference, and the misbehaviour of Major-General Grant and other British officers in connection...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 16

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1902
...Lexington, this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the Colonies, replied: "We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation. ' ' I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery, by the statute...
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American orators

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1903
...Lexington, this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the Colonies, replied: "We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation. ' ' I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery, by the statute...
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1865-1870

Sir Spencer Walpole - Great Britain - 1904
...importation of slaves should, in any respect, be prohibited or restricted. 1 Lord Dartmouth, one of the CHAP. most religious statesmen of the century, declared...in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation ; 2 and, in the hundred years which preceded 1766, English and colonial ships carried to the West Indies...
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The History of Twenty-five Years, Volume 2

Sir Spencer Walpole - Great Britain - 1904
...Dartmouth, one of the CHAP. most religious statesmen of the century, declared that — ^— 1 ftfiO (, A. we could not allow the colonies to check or discourage...in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation ; 2 and, in the hundred years which preceded 1766, English and colonial ships carried to the West Indies...
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The Encyclopedia Americana, Volume 16

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1904
...the Earl of Dartmouth, in answer to a remonstrance from the agent of the colonies, said: «We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." And so popular was this traffic that slaves were openly sold in the public squares of London. Thus were...
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james oglethorpe the founder of georgia

harriet c. cooper - 1904
...negroes into the 5 53 same." The bill was strenuously opposed. Said the Earl of Dartmouth: "We can not allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." A tract entitled The African Slave Trade, the Pillar and Support of the British Plantation Trade in...
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James Oglethorpe: The Founder of Georgia

Harriet Cornelia Cooper - Georgia - 1904 - 217 pages
...negroes into the* same." The bill was strenuously opposed. Said the Earl of Dartmouth: "We can not r allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." A tract entitled The African Slave Trade, the Pillar and Support of the British Plantation Trade in...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 16

Speeches, addresses, etc - 1905
...Lexington, this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the Colonies, replied: "We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation. ' ' I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery, by the statute...
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Ethiopia in Exile: Jamaica Revisited

Bessie Pullen-Burry - African Americans - 1905 - 288 pages
...against them. The Secretary of State at that period when receiving these petitions declared, " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." The vicissitudes of fortune are curiously evident in a study of Jamaica's social conditions, past and...
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