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abolition admitted adopted allowed ANTI-SLAVERY REPORTER appear Assembly attend Berbice British Buxton called cause chains charge chartered colonies Christian church coffee colonies complaint conduct confined corvee cottages council of protection Crown Crown Colonies cruelty cultivators declared Demerara ditto duty effect emancipation evidence evils fact feelings female flogged friends G. W. Bridges gentlemen give given Gonaives Government Governor ground Hayti Haytian House humanity Indies inflicted island Jamaica justice labour lashes legislature Lord Goderich Lordship magistrates Majesty's Majesty's Government manager manumission master Mauritius measures meeting ment Messrs morning mountains negroes observed offence overseer owner Parliament persons petition plain plantation planters Port-au-Prince present principles proceedings proof proprietor Protector proved provision punishment render respect Sabbath shew Sir George Murray slave population slavery Society statement sugar Sunday markets tion trees West India whole witness
Page 140 - Negro Slavery ; or a View of some of the more prominent Features of that State of Society as it exists in the United States of America, and in the Colonies of the West Indies, especially in Jamaica.
Page 300 - ... punish a slave with more than THIRTYNINE LASHES at one time and for one offence, nor inflict, nor suffer to be inflicted, such last-mentioned punishment, nor any other number of lashes on the same day, nor until the delinquent has recovered from the effect of any former punishment, under a penalty not less than ten pounds, nor more than twenty pounds, for every offence,
Page 167 - the colony was •flourishing under Toussaint — the whites lived happily, and in peace upon their estates, and the negroes continued to work for them.
Page 275 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?
Page 313 - ... without having previously obtained a stamped certificate which shall be then in force, shall be capable of maintaining any action or suit at law or in equity for the recovery of any fee, reward, or disbursement for or in respect of any business, matter, or thing done by him as an attorney or solicitor as aforesaid whilst he shall have been without such certificate as last aforesaid.
Page 300 - No slave shall receive more than ten lashes, except in presence of owner or overseer ; nor, in such presence, more than thirty-nine in one day, nor until recovered from former punishment; under penalty of £20.
Page 316 - State of Slavery throughout the British Dominions, understanding that a strong and very general desire prevails, in all parts of the country, to be furnished with a compendious view of the nature and effects of Negro Slavery, as it exists in the Colonies of Great Britain, have thought it their duty to draw up and circulate the following Summary of information on that subject.