The Buffalo Directory

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Courier Company of Buffalo, 1842
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Strona 55 - This Society shall aim to elevate the character and condition of the people of color, by encouraging their intellectual, moral, and religious improvement, and by removing public prejudice, that thus they may, according to their intellectual and moral worth, share an equality with the whites, of civil and religious privileges; but this Society will never, in any way, countenance the oppressed in vindicating their rights by resorting to physical force.
Strona 54 - States ; and whereas, we believe it the duty and interest of the masters immediately to emancipate their slaves, and that no scheme of expatriation, either voluntary or by compulsion, can remove this great and increasing evil ; and whereas, we believe that it is practicable, by appeals to the consciences, hearts, and interests of the people, to awaken a public sentiment throughout the nation that will be opposed to the continuance of Slavery in any part of the Republic, and by effecting the speedy...
Strona 54 - Slavery is contrary to the principles of natural justice, of our republican form of government, and of the Christian religion, and is destructive of the prosperity of the country, while it is endangering the peace, union, and liberties of the States ; and whereas, we believe...
Strona 55 - ... scheme of expatriation, either voluntary or by compulsion, can remove this great and increasing evil; and whereas, we believe that it is prac-ticable, by appeals to the consciences, hearts, and interests of the people, to awaken a public sentiment throughout the nation that will be opposed to the continuance of Slavery in any part of the Republic, and by effecting the speedy abolition of Slavery, prevent a general convulsion; and whereas, we believe we owe it to the oppressed, to our fellow-citizens...
Strona 43 - Feel their foundations jar. The very ground, that oft has held, All night our throbbing head, Knows that we're up— no more to fall, And trembles at our tread.
Strona 17 - State street, and a line parallel with the center of said street, to the southern boundary of said city, shall be denominated the first ward of said city. All that part of said city which lies south of said Chicago river, west of the first ward, and east of the south...
Strona 55 - We believe we owe it to the oppressed, to our fellow-citizens who hold slaves, to our whole country, to posterity, and to God, to do all that is lawfully in our power to bring about the extinction of slavery ; we do hereby agree, with a prayerful reliance on the Divine aid, to form ourselves into a society, to be governed by the following constitution : ARTICLE I.
Strona 54 - that all mankind are created equal, and that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness " ; and whereas, after the lapse of nearly sixty years, since the faith and honor of the American people were pledged to this avowal, before Almighty God and the World...
Strona 55 - Society." ART. 2. — The objects of this Society shall be to collect and diffuse information on the true character of slavery; to convince our countrymen of its heinous criminality in the sight of God ; to show that the duty, safety and interest of all concerned, require its abandonment...
Strona 17 - May 23, 1912, had, and now maintains, an extensive system of sewers, through which the sewage and drainage of that part of the city which lies south and east of the...

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