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" That the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles of the British constitution and of the Christian religion, and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies with as much expedition as may be found consistent with a due... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 56
1824
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The History of England, from the Accession of George III, 1760, to ..., Volume 7

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1846 - 636 pages
...Buxton, on the fifteenth of May, 1823, after a speech very inflammatory in its tendency, moved, that a state of slavery is repugnant to the principles of the British constitution as well as the christian religion, and ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies....
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 12

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1847 - 566 pages
...contained in the Parliamentary proceedings of Great Britain. In 1823, Mr. Buxton submitted a resolution, "that the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles...British constitution and of the Christian religion ; and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies, with as much expedition...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 24; Volume 88

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1848 - 794 pages
...attempt any minute detail of what followed. On the loth of May, Mr. Buxton moved in the Commons, ' That the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles...British constitution, and of the Christian religion ; and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies, with as much expedition...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Baronet: With Selections from His ...

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - Abolitionists - 1848 - 646 pages
...place the first debate on the subject of Negro Slavery. Mr. Buxton began it by moving a resolution, " That the 'state of slavery is repugnant to the principles...British Constitution and of the Christian Religion ; and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British Colonies, with as much expedition...
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The History of Barbados: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical ...

Robert Hermann Schomburgk - Barbados - 1848 - 780 pages
...House of Commons. Mr. Buxton brought forward a resolution in March 1823, " declaring that slavery was repugnant to the principles of the British constitution and of the Christian religion, and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British dominions." The motion was rejected...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 2

1849 - 854 pages
...rigours of the system. On the day above mentioned, Buxton began the discussion by moving a resolution, " tM#C 蛯 Ӹ m ? Y ! %> ]W m, 3< . S N. H ?L i K hı s) # Y ~N X I d 0ѣ r ; and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies, with as much expedition...
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The British Colonies: Their History, Extent, Condition and Resources, Volume 8

Robert Montgomery Martin - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1850 - 230 pages
...class. In 1823, Mr. Buxton moved a resolution in the House of Commons, declaring that " slavery was repugnant to the principles of the British constitution and of the Christian religion, and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British dominions." One chief means which...
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Select Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Preliminary ...

George Canning - Great Britain - 1850 - 634 pages
...impartial attention, in order that we may not do the most flagrant injustice by aiming at justice itself ? The honourable gentleman begins his resolution with...of the Christian religion." God forbid that he who yentures to object to this statement, should therefore be held to assert a contradiction to it I do...
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The Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 1-2

1850 - 682 pages
...place in the House of Commons. I The debate was opened by Mr Buxton. The resolution he moved was, " That the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles...British Constitution and of the Christian Religion ; and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British Colonies, with as much expedition...
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A Brief History of the Wesleyan Missions on the West Coast of Africa ...

William Fox - Africa, West - 1851 - 678 pages
...Buxton entered upon this " holy enterprise," this " blessed service." He began by moving a Resolution, " That the state of Slavery is repugnant to the principles...British constitution and of the Christian religion ; and that it ought to be gradually abolished throughout the British colonies, with as much expedition...
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