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Σελίδα 12 - immediatism" had been variously defined. The position taken in 1833 by an association of Southern gentlemen, the Kentucky Society for the Gradual Relief of the State from Slavery, represented the most conservative definition.
Σελίδα 14 - Letter on Colonization, Addressed to the Rev. Thornton J. Mills, Corresponding Secretary of the Kentucky Colonization Society...
Σελίδα 16 - But this is no sufficient reason for abandoning all united efforts for obtaining any moral or political object. A large number of persons think that slavery ought to be abolished in the District of Columbia and the Territories, and that no new State ought to be admitted into the Union, without providing against the toleration of slavery wiihin ils borders* They also think that the slave-trade between the States, ought to be abolished by Congress..
Σελίδα 23 - ... adopt the great principle of this Society, may, by signing the Constitution, become members; and any former member of Congress, or other person entitled to membership, may be admitted, on addressing to the Secretary of this Society a letter, expressive of his desire to be considered a member. Article 4. The officers of the Society shall be a President, Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer and Auditor; who shall be chosen annually, and who shall perform the duties usually assigned to such officers;...
Σελίδα 23 - ... free people of color are unrighteously oppressed, and stand in need of our sympathy and benevolent co-operation ; therefore, recognizing the inspired declaration that God ' hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth,' and in obedience to our Saviour's golden rule, ' all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them ; we agree to form ourselves into a Society, and to be governed by the following CONSTITUTION.
Σελίδα 23 - The President, or, in his absence, one of the Vice Presidents, or, in their absence, a President pro tempore, shall preside at the meetings of the Institute.
Σελίδα 16 - Government, it becomes not, only their right, but their duty, to endeav* or in every mode sanctioned by law and religion, to procure the action of Congress on these subjects. How is this to be done ? It is answered, by diffusing information among the people, and petitioning Congress. These are, no doubt, efficacious measures. But another, equally important, is to endeavor to send to Congress, men who think rightly on these subjects, and to oppose others.
Σελίδα 23 - Society shall be, to endeavor, by all means sanctioned by law, humanity and religion, to effect the abolition of slavery in the United States ; to improve the character and condition of the free people of color, to inform and correct public opinion in relation to their situation and rights, and obtain for them equal civil and political rights and privileges with the whites.
Σελίδα 16 - Congress should be supported, who is not in favor of abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia...
Σελίδα 23 - ... ART. 5. The foregoing officers shall constitute a Board of Managers, to whom shall be entrusted the disposition of the funds, and the management of the concerns of the Society. They shall have power to make their own by-laws, to fill any vacancy which may occur in their Board, and to employ agents to promote the objects of the Society. ART. 6. There shall be a public meeting of the Society annually, on the third Wednesday of January, at which the Board of Managers shall make a Report of their...

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