Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Law of Nature.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The writer responds to a speech given by Charles O'Connor in which he proclaimed that slavery was "ordained by nature." The writer points out several theories to the contrary proposed by some of the world's greatest thinkers.
Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (four columns)
People: Bacon, [Francis]; Barton, Mr.; Cuvier, Georges; Daubenton, [Louis-Jean-Marie]; Davy, Humphrey; Decartes, [Rene]; Franklin, [Benjamin]; Homer; Lavoisier, [Antoine]; Livingston, Mr.; Newton, [Isaac]; O'Conor, Charles