Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Keeping the Sabbath.
Speaker or author: Sears, Robert
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)
The writer emphasized the "absurdity" of a country based on the ideas of freedom, yet continuing to maintain a system of slavery. He said, "Intelligence without virtue is no security," and suggested a stronger moral conscience for the country.
Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)