Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery As Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States, with the Duties of Masters to Slaves
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Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery As Exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States, with the Duties of Masters to Slaves

By William A. (William Andrew) Smith
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  • LECTURES ON THE Philosophy and Practice OF SLAVERY,
  • Contents.
  • PREFACE.
  • LECTURE I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON THE SUBJECT OF AFRICAN SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES.
  • LECTURE II. THE ABSTRACT PRINCIPLE OF THE INSTITUTION OF DOMESTIC SLAVERY.
  • LECTURE III. OBJECTIONS CONSIDERED.
  • LECTURE IV. THE QUESTION OF RIGHTS DISCUSSED.
  • LECTURE V. THE DOCTRINES OF RIGHTS APPLIED TO GOVERNMENT.
  • LECTURE VI. THE ABSTRACT PRINCIPLE OF SLAVERY DISCUSSED ON SCRIPTURE GROUNDS, AND MISREPRESENTATIONS OF THE PRINCIPLE EXAMINED.
  • LECTURE VII. THE INSTITUTION OF DOMESTIC SLAVERY.
  • LECTURE VIII. DOMESTIC SLAVERY, AS A SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT FOR THE AFRICANS IN AMERICA, EXAMINED AND DEFENDED ON THE GROUND OF ITS ADAPTATION TO THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THE RACE.
  • LECTURE IX. THE NECESSITY FOR THE INSTITUTION OF DOMESTIC SLAVERY EXEMPLIFIED BY FACTS.
  • LECTURE X. EMANCIPATION DOCTRINES DISCUSSED.
  • LECTURE XI. TEACHING THE SLAVES TO READ AND WRITE.
  • LECTURE XII. THE CONSERVATIVE INFLUENCE OF THE AFRICAN POPULATION OF THE SOUTH.
  • LECTURE XIII. THE DUTY OF MASTERS TO SLAVES.
    • I. The duties of masters to their slaves, considered as “their money:” “for he is his money,” Ex. xxi. 21.
    • II. The duties of masters to slaves, as social beings.
    • III. The duties of masters to slaves as religious beings.
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