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r'TiMiw .rmni f'i'.thft Hicirniil KiKjantr.
"n i n u ! If" A I . IIKAP. A tlP. H ICS.
SUM! - ; r -
W; '.. '.' nmJunturij Scr
I i-id under 'f Mosaic hau: , v
c, whatsoever th:ns w written
j in -
H2- - U r FRIDAY, MAB(m t7,180. yT, i l, ; v . PM--!'. " M.fJ;"Ctf
. gW'imwfaniiv if lie made a nlai iWlaM,i'r.;. U.:.' 4.JJiC '-" "it!''".'iliv-iC- ... 1'. " ''VLi '.'V).",?' -v-.f' f
protection. in?fcfa! tiu'-fiintOiibiti(m (od, nuaeto J, both iQibriio4l MA'Mir4Ml; iuw re joist i-m'tmicrl
of the Hebrews. H the Lord fiY tbo ioMilatioQi, ore not obltl&hei. bt-Ho W
"WimoeoTcrr if lie made a nlain
"" " ' BALEIOIT(N 0.) jtion before a magistrate, that the iciit
" jnbjcrptiof beomes (Jue, 3.1) fwtice
,fSr r. k.n h.vff been c5vm. . " '
r.rr one dollar: bf WeiityfiVf
ami in like
'"t'lii'n t'oiiV'ccn. The cash mint accompanv
'TZfp'rn pfrsoas unknown fo the o.ttitw.
v nhscriritioii cn in any cw ne reoeivtd
U wineirt of at leant t 50 in advance :
i .l.'.ron'irniance without piyment of ar-
r . . ,1 AVI ,n (" t' ...-.r.
ratified by an ear M irk, c entire familv
oecamc tun masters aosoiufe property.
Not will the methnd of marking th'f
bundmai be doemsd an harsh process tv
those of us, whose most delimit danzhttrsi$ Lord
have by a similar process, been Jitted to
weap costlif car-rings. That bargains
for 'botindmen and boundwomcn. and
their value as pr(jwrty, was recognised chtMlrei
by tiic; Mosaic code. yc must also inft'f
irom enactments that vc fnld'iri two
t!ier Statutes. Tiy one (if them' man
stcaliiig is viade felony, (using our terh
r.ic;d idioias ) aud by the other. Je1n
vah, after allowing a Jew, in special
casc, to , espouse a Gentile. trihibifs
sacred btstorian) dwromfirted Hhm I V. iwrbetaal ibjHttiio&Viaitee. Keldwmin 'ihomMle ri
fore Israel, aiul slow thWifti Wm;TIio role that ettabluh the Ooralilf prtv footln of ekriM. L.iw .t
slaughter jat Gibeotf. and chaied tfcm'Vn5rww M bJ '59"? WWMJW -re aJthoK: rjt
n lime oy tua oencht
the hus'jaiid from selling the. ffir.ale cap-
tivc wiiro he had espoused for beaut y.
iiciimPt wrr? written fur oar tciicii- Und wished to divorce from disgust ; the
u-".-. SI Vauihihe Tidmnns. i:ihilitb)n is absolute, and tlie reason
also the writ ;Gr it k assigned by tfw? laivw, Ijiou
dijienntioni sdialt not &A her at aU ftr money, focaiut
Tie 1 osaic laf. caBcd
i hir utl thfr Altaic
l,.rt.drdJh9 priml thenrracy. "Not;lKo Jwetimmbled ber.VT Deut. XXI
e if bvtiie pnblUTit ton of the former,! 1.
; 11 ..ti. i .1....: .-. . ili.t ft. ..Jt : 1
' C hitter flSd Hern i'uniij iiuruaiwj y r ui wc nuvarai; uiir si;i i)uu .ii
HV III JJj iTr iKioi j" v wri.-! 'run 11 ivovnivuvn imuti iiiv lUiinit ni.ij'tina-
(jiif'M'iii'd bIigation, lino b'cn relaxed, thnrwe tinn slave-iiolding and. contracts
,P !ibu!ilcil Out becaiise lehovah for the purchase of servants not only
Wisrcitdiiic to establish a special cove-' authorised bqt encouraged by tho laws
Imt witli a chosen race of mortals, su-1 of-Jchoyab. The following enactmeni
W,liled in the days of Moses swh - in one of those laws Which we find re
tafiar rites and. particular cammamU -corded in Leviticus, 25thchapter, sccins
Wj. is should . distinguish Hebreiv. to aurauot no other constructor!.
fnilBrianSf from Pagan Idolaters. This " Both the botindmen and bonnd-
odt wrn in scripture w often calloil the ' maids (says the Supreme lawgiver)
". . ..1... 1 1 a : .. i.:.,i. f. i...n i. i.u !...'. t.
sn jte!it9 mud hay men oi'lliniii i.wiih .11 iiiuii Biirtii nan, oiiaii ua ui 1111
fcjlfd lawgiver of the Hebrews- not he- heathen that are round about you ; ol
fiutf such code was enacted by him-- them shall ye buy botindmen and bound'
lt because Jehovah" 'on Mount Sinai maids. Moreover of the strangers that
WJotalhj delivered it to Muses torn do sojourn among you ; of" them shall
rf nu two (auiesol stone : whicli ye buy. and ot their lamilies that are
icttatiTes when Moses moved by zeal 1 with you which they begat in your land ', at tuou m-ncvcst. . . -
Ipnwt Hebrew id dalers had tiroKen 1 ani they siiaJuc your possession. And 7NO 3 V
Wall ordering Mosea to hew two o- ye shall take them as an inheritance fori Touching Tenures und Involuntary fi'er-
tables, wrote thereon with It s ervn'yonr children at cr you, to inherit tlsiem as , tuce under f he Gospel Uispmsntinn.
rtcrihe words' 'that iverc in the first a .possession ; they ' ' shall be your bound-," The Lcatne by MoseOm't Grace uid iv
2ii!Kr-Kxfictlv how long Ins law was men forever. Surely (hesc words are
force from tts promulgation, men ol
uincnt erudition liavf controverted.
along the way that goclh tit Botblio. :"..7" ?rv-ri?W"lmmmW oy tua ipnm prviip
ron. arid m,IV tt, in-KHto. A-.l Ff li ' 'mmor 4 t(om .s:WMradtiitfd Wtfter tKiintiaiialU
1 X t t : . V'vcr9J K Pfiaciples wd laws Well kr iba vek iU t.nure 'JTff-U
w th tfiehai Btunrs than thev whth U.ut !;tn LAZi JuiutJli Valir?I::;lT..-.50.11:
1 ol Israel Slew tVilJt hwun! tff.rffl)nen and aninaoH nrr. U fch il. '
Josh, X. 10, it. Hat this was not all.
When Joshua in tl heat of Uie .battle
ordered the sun to stand still upon Gibeon,
and the moon in Vi&vttlet ofJijahn, bik
stoxit sl'uT about a whole my, until the
peeeplt had avenged t$ntiye3 vpo their
enemies. So that w litr the Al
mighty not only P)ifght bst those
Amorites for aJnfting tlrtolest these
newly 'acrjuircd ..crats of his slave-
holding jK'opIe, but moeove disturbed
tks sohr system. ' And v&etfs&la mtracli
on pwpast. i setur jaf i&ranhtink cri -fance
of suck- posspsib. A fid that e
vrnfutdly this was confirmed to the He
brew slave-holders and their posterity,
we learn from the proceedings of Ring
David and the Gibeooitr servants nearlv
our hundred years afterwards, nay a-
hove pre hundred years after David
?lept with bis fathers, we find it recorded,
.that amon? 42,360 souls that returned to
Jerusalem from the Babylonish cap ivi-
ty, there were reckoned more than sev
en thousand man scrvasds and maid scr
After such citations fronwthe holy
writ, who wdl Ucuy that slave-h3lding in
fenftdation of the new. IrS ptoof .tK
inch d.oetrn is indiipuUb,,andrtbal deefarM that b derifti If frnfi; Ueif
iat thQrity, fqf lueh iottruetioh tf:Tmotb
k..l.l-.t it . t . :. k-. m. ?t
lb sapposed opinion whiehwe arelajoi- deemBr.of RInkindi Ukk flnnaj
ing to orreet requires eorteefionvwe re-jtbis sreit. Apostle,) ieteb tterwiBft a-.
'nt : 'J liiuf? laid bcl that edodfleaa 1 h ia nminl. ,A;nVfi.;! '
I not. cmJotfeitw bat t Wd j ... ; - y . Vf , .V, -
..I..11 it 1,.. il. liliii-i..L lil 't ' ;
ut Sabmittio snail toofa. frm l!i in aor'
Jef ihall tire lieaven. aod thi
M N now iurf A-LvL 'dircelli:.. tsfaJdiBf U tBlkarfiaiWia'a-.-ak.Ll"?'
iuvoltiatary wrviee, wfo MtieadeinBedr;t(ifMtt
or iirohibiicd by the great laniinaries oMlodeaor serjhjteraj reiearfibM hj plai:
the Netv Tffatament. Our first geiiersUoopisft alatement of. certain Wopqijijon:
re:nrk(is, thi'.t we find no disapprobation, that Ave presume few faithful HUereti
or. any jtri.hiIii.tion of inrolutihiry serv'tee will eontrorert. "'. .'.71
In either f tho fnnr Evangelists'. Iq all , V ' v
f them the Gospel dispensation is exhi- ,,.TIiat'tbe olutfia of 7aereA,'WriU''
bited "as never interfering with aby,of thecorbmonly eallod the bible, ebmpretipd.
evil institutions or ptiJical establiib- iag the old and new Testaqient. eostaihi
n.nn,. .. T .1.1' II 1 . i. 1 .1 J j . J '. . , .t ' . .V
mi ni, iii me vuriu. nence perttaps mcme uuerrine aeeisioo ui lue WOrfl of tibJ
silence oi us great author concerning the
subject matter nf our researches. Ne
vertheless the blessed Redeemer in Iw-o
nf his hi autil'til jiatabirs demonstrates,
(by igternul evidence) that the servile
coudition was familiar to his divmie, imu-
the second veriod of our researches iiamf-i f:,uati0!1- And lhat aervnrtt which
i.. -.j .i. . .. . I trtii-w Li!
ly. -under (he Mosaic Laiv, wus valid
with divine approbation ? " Kin Agr ip
pa. bclicvest thou the prophets I know
The t liriitian disprusatwh, styled the
willing critical disotfesion and polemi-
li controversy, weuiway venture wit'i-
itprc;ti(licc or benefit to the object of
w lcsent researches to fix that period
tt.thc date of, the Apostles council at
ffrusalem, inasmuch as by an express
Iccrce of that council, the nte of circum-
Ision and other Mosaic observances, were
IstenOy of no further obligation, This
auncil (adopting the compata-'ion of
Mrfltbishop Usher) assembled in the year
ttftheworld 055 : And since, according
itlie chronological cotn nutation of the
kmc ftrelate. the Mosaic law was nro.
piitrd in tlieycar 2513, it follows that
racode cmtinued in. force fifteen huiu
pdond forty Atoo years. After -such
mi explanation ve begin asscverattng
atilic la3 and usages under this sc-
W Otitic dispensation, not ordu nev
riid prohibit slave holding, or having
mmen as mcrcJiandize, bul,did on the
.. i -. . -r i
mntrij sanction sum tenure, possessore.
contracts. Moreover we avpi
k rotinriehtious renders, that the proofs
c shall adduce fromsciipture to
pionsliate such assevcratien shall not
fV grounded on such observatices as con-
ii'rd oi, v the ritual or titvical part of
. -. - '
iratnowJVo. our oronts sliall he the
pwrtzfcf dosngs of JJod's chosen people
p '"i-'ir vest seasons ot correct ouedience.
or sliall be entirety erounded on such
iUisfiedprccepis ant I formal statutes as
togetbrr exhibit the iuisopl.ijlicated ino-
'i'l'y nt (lie Mosaic system.
in making tins port of tmr.scr rotor .d:
Arches, it struck us 'as a icmaikablc
,ci that the very first' law. rnarted hv
W .himself immediatclv after ho had
iiverctl to Moses the ten command-
WntVnn Mount Knnh. is st canon
pie rule and regiilation of slavj; lud
Miis-crihoff we thus accurately
r""Tribe. - (Ex.- XXI.' 1. i.
,,r11i?8e !( i he judgments (says God
wMoacs) which 't htm shall .Bet before
win. li'th.-ju hoy an Hebrew servant
8: years lin shtill
. wvcnThnhaii' Tci -gufffco'for
fill! linn IPT"- - . . l i IP I
m go out "by hi.2is:-jt' il" he were
"latriod, then his wife j!ialfgo "out
'h liinv-If his master have given
'"m a wife and she have borne, him
J"18 and daughters, the wife and cbil-
" Miall be hn muster's and he shall
himself." And in the next
. , i III a iiu i ni niiBH UIPUrUiHl
""v rv r-"-:. . . .law r tbrtst, (he christian reli'sion,
mandatory ; yt shall buy. and, they shall aw of (, ;" fc GoD'e!-disifeasati,.
le your bohidnien forever !
the new covenant, the new teBtuntciit, H
By tins decisive,1? xpiici t. irrefragable , t,Bt auldiine and r ure system of f.iih and
uthoriiy of tho written word of God it ei hies, which pmeefding from the 'eternal
is evident that servants, other than na
tive Hebrews, arc commanded under
the; Mosaic law to be bought ; and that
when so bought of alien sojourners, that
they r-Bol their issco became inheritable
property.' In addition .to the oxuresn,
authority of such plain Btatut s, we.shal)
cite a case of" elave- holding 7under the
bent and most Obedient times of the Mo
3aic disj ensaUop ; t nnnlj.in. the life
time and under the command of the first
great pupil 'of Moses, Joshua; a leader
so celebrated lor exemplary morals ana
piety, that our greatest divines consider
htm a9 a type of the Redeemer. 1 shall
here cite the words of one of them, a.pi
ius and learned Bishop : Our Lord
Jesus, captain of hn fatliors host, ap-i
pcaved to Joshua, the typical Jesus, be
fore Jericho, 'with a drawn sword in his
hand, and promised there to defend his
I he case to which wc refer is that of
the Gibconites ; the scriptural report ol
which is recorded in the Dth chapter of
tin? book -of .Joshua. This race of gen
tiles anciently replenished tulid adjacent
to their four populous cities, in the land
of Cauaitnv 1'liey were doubtless in-
dudtil m the number of those idolaters,
. . i w i rs
who by .the express commanu-ni jenovan
were prescribed and were to be utterly
destroyed wApprised of such impen
ding duo.ml they had recourse to strata
gemr,l'hey"caTnc--to-Joslitia in- -iborn
out shots "and tattered raiment, preten-
fcuew his Lord's will, and DriTJarcd not
himsejf, nor did according to Ids Will.
nil n 1 1 ll hlin Wlfll tnnnw .tpinna I'
- - - - ....... ...... IIIUUJ P 1 I J
Aain. Out Vf thine own mouth will 1
j u dga-t h ee-1 hou-vvk kd-sefvfitr11
Mave-nolding was a tonore extensive
in the Unrimn luw : ivnil none will deny
llmt our Saviour exhorted his -hearers-- tn
obey wthat law; in those remarkable
words " render unto t'asar the thing
tiiftt are t rjsar s." " -
I!it if we examine the precedents' and
nocirifies m uio.uiispei iiispensation, as;
expoundei? for pructicl !mOng the Gen i e.
nations hy tn,e great founders of Chris
tianity , fii. I'aiil aiiil St. Peter: it will
That as the Supreme law civer"
judze of man, is infinitely just and . wise
in all bis decisions, and is esseDtiatff'ir
reiponsiblc for. the reasons of his eoeflDci
in the moral ebvernment of the world- i
: ; i.t.i .J..r -i iJ ..... . t
it ia cuip&uiy auuuciuua in usciours
was regulated and sanctioned bot never
tnterdttted by the primative, Prelates and
Apostles : we shall cite sundry paisngesj
Irum rucsft insniren wnlirc tn nrnv H In.iiii... .Ji
i .atX. LJ .. wi siV'niebi ortfude of any
I'etcr, it is thus wriften 1 1 You who areUtanee,
servants be sp'dfct to your masters withtherKan
wisdom of the Almiebiy, oar blessed Re
deemer promulgated with bis grncicu
lips, and sealed with bis pfesious blood.
This great Gospel of salvation is to re
main io full farce till time shall be no
iqore. And since do ereatr d being can as
myittit, r efeaftnrnjrvtwr-, at what peri
od there shall be this consummation of all
thing, so Ibreeanbeoo assignable limit
tn the duration of its divine jurisdiction
" Of that day and that hour, knoweth nu
man KJo, Dot the angels wbieb 'are.in hea
ven, neither the Son, but the Father on
I v" r ,
The events, tranftctioi doctrines and ed bolh to menials and masters
precepts of this new code are recorded for vaots, obey io all respects those w ho are
our edihcuUm among the sacred writings your masters ftceoruiiiir to the flesh ; mas
ofihe Massed llvansdists aodjiolr Apos- ter-i, rondur to your erTotits what is just
;tlesi ''TIk fart, commentaries, miracle?, 'and equitable. 'Cola. .-.33. 'Sarvofitj
and reported cases of these inspired' men; lohey those who at.: maviers'aceordiiig to
contp'iso that fiurt of ihef sAcred volume : the flesh, with feur and trembling tn you
commonly qHUed 'be iNewT es'.a'nent. do the. Chnsi ; nut wuh eve-service o
No.fatiht'ii: be Ivv.'r-, ?n dmibW that ihe ! men plensers ; b4t as "servants of the
Uhrisi ; knowing laat vnatever any onw
ii. 111. tin- Lord will reward hnn tor H
- he her I e be aboundinan or a vreeman.
Au l you masters observe the same con
ject to your
all reverence. . Not ou y to bu good aud
sentle. but alo to the morose. If, when
acting well you meet with ill treatment
this is well pleasing in the sight of God
"8t. Paul is etjually explicit; repeats
again and again, Ins ennortat.o is adurcsi-
That these decisions are o
thority ia both testaments, a tliai.ihk
auinwriiy 19 lueeiseuuai veiaciij 01 uoa.
no is tratfl itieir. . " ai
That since there Can be no Oreierrntio
against the autborit; of (d,whatevej
is declared ib any part of the boly bible
to be lawfu' or illicit, must be elaentiaJt;
so in its own nature howeverjrijigjt jnl
5achrdec!aTation wafrToTbe eiirretrt t
pioioos of men during, htij period
tion the rectitude of any one of those" ds-i
cisions merely beeanse we do not, an- !
appear inconiesuoiy mat siave-noiding prehend the inscrutable priaeitdes efsotft
wisdom and justice,
r C mied r'trine, piecep s And. ilti i ie
thti einiijr'ilcitf'd ciovetnin. right ai
Uvrotitr. justice and inifj-iily. are of f'-p -
fual oblitMllon., And nil bem dietmed
by the h'dy npirit of God ln'njsell, cannol jduct towards them; knowing that you
cnnisteoity with -our rutii'fiitioo of his ,Toursclve have a master 111 Heaven.
- ' . 1 -
eternal i rT 1 1 ; U 1 1 ? f v ai;d infuiiie risdnin.
idiply any repuni'iee n simiiar precep
and "principles of. dutyT" dieialed by the
tame immortal spirit, and which are
found both ii the primal.theocraey .and
the..Mosaic law, and recorded in the old
Test ment. . Olhui wie inrousisteney
might blasphemoUrilv btva'rihdTojJhe
ATmTghiy :' andnifio relTgioii of the neto
tCKtamcRt misht b d?etri''d reniinant
ding that 'at home such t!rs4l'ad J)e..nti,e prophecies uf thc.'a,ond l!:e law rf
put on new. In fine,. 'prctcnding'thatjror'B would mi hr the fulfilment of the
they inhabited a far distant region ; they 'naturalMwl (tie .Mosaic law., upon, the
besought Joshua for a treatv. of peace, 1 1 ruth of which the p-rfeel. verity of the
and that the conquering Israelites would j fMein tally ifeprniN; .
make a league with them," And JosHua . r"m -ln.rX p....f.n , ,t U
n!u.pr'tl,hrm tnhHhPv, lh,e. lo"S.tbat us the .scripterc of bolh test:.-
and the princes of the congregation svvare
unto them. And it came to pass at the.
end of three days alter they had".' made'
a league with them, that they heard that
they were near neighbors.. Ami Joshua
called for them and he spake unto tlienr
say ing ; wherefore have you beguiled
us, saying wc arc very far from you,
when ye tlwell Among us ? i6w, 't here
fore, none of you shall be freed from be
ins; bonndmen and hewers of woo l and
tin. 3 6. ' Hxhiitt servants (0 be obi'di
out to llieir masters to be iu all -things
itiulio'iis Io please not answering oguii.
noi.eriibe.zlins4-but bhewina all euod
lididilv." Tit. 1,29. ;
But in his first rpislls to Timnthy, this
blessed 1 nostle nut only cives to the
- - a w
younir Bishop of Knhesus formal inti:uc
tjons by which he is to guide aTfthe slave
in his U neess but he siiperadds lo
sanction of tlie, Ited emer's aulhoriij
wvliich onth'cM.icates those instrectiona.
fliat U one, or more decisions pV ttft '
the acquisition of a servant liy fa-i
ee of lofeh'ase whoever believes i
tlat the written word ef ;.tiod , is cenTy j
itself, must eonspquently trelicve in Ikcr j
absolute rectitude of si ive-holding. A.1
Jin Jnquistiv$ biamiolder. ;i
htatlord, f eb ad, 1820.
' ' Tuesday, March 7,
Mrv Trimble presented to the. Senate
certain resolu linos of the Legislature of.
Ohio, io favor of the application of &,fJ0fl
lollars heretofore appropriated, bat not
expended, to the surveying: and opening 4
road frum the fool of the Rapids of the
viiamaol the Laki to the western lina
if the Cnicecticut Reser-f. end a road.
from. Lower .Sundusky, s dthwbrdlji to
the Indian bnundffry I n-i which were-.
ead and referred to the -eomiBlttee en jr
roads and canals. .1 : .
Mr. Williams, of Tea. having ebtain
d leave, introdueed agreeably to notice,
a bill further to amend the judic al yMl
tern of the United States; ft fnrinr an ail;j
-litjonal judicial Circuit, to' "enpwdhft
f the districts "f East and West Teonc7i
see and the siate ot Alabama, and lor the
bf a Circuit Tuue, ote.
(.iioi'iiir.eut of a
herefor ;-which hilt was fwiceread,by
,.n.. rl (tiiiscrtt. and ref rred.
5 The Senate resumed the considerat ioa R
of ihe tll making payment fW hfrrses, lke.f,i
In mini" (if the eases "nbove cited it inn'ii'
tiMr li.l flit n. .iiioni'ed. that the Word ser Inst in the - Sjniinole Wat1, and
' " . . . . . . m . . . J ..I
vant d'l"' ii'H, ueeensarily impit Siare ioecn lurtner nmenaeu
ar, anfl naviugf
(by adding" they
,) was ordered II
Now, had Joshua's sentence of bon-
dagc Seen only fha't
ruin to which for idolat y they had been
forcdo(Mncd,'thc tenure of their inyohrni
tary service wWd have been life esj,ak,
onlyrto ex pi re w i th-1 he-exist ing md t v td
tials of Gibeon. 41a we find it was a
tenure in perpetuity. Yet such compre-
mY Bay I "will tint pa (iit iron th
J?,1, !'iatI bring him'imto the judges,
i .J-'all bore his ear through with' an
!m-4ic-smu serve liim forever.11-
jjjj. jxjnuivc, maniirsi, ex-jtcnure in jnn.iuy. r,-..- .vu.j.--
hiJ.tjon of slave holding by God hensiveandxery extensive slave-holding;
lh. inai ion ai:jirhrero xki-i:e n iar ironi ucine marat-u ur nuj niw
nt en is IntS the h une ri::t uf authority
es'nUitll v iir.Mijuttiie nl self eixit rtaiietion.
entire: nlin; t'ie iiitritisicjuoralil y or immo
rality of htimuiV emddct so, wjiHifver i
ileeiurecLii toe ma re.wumi'iii to n intrin
sically good or'bad i.i njr tranmieiions
muit infcvitahly . bf? the san areorJintr to
I lie principles of the ucip tctfnmeul. liven
were'lhis reiisoning uiisii jijiurted liy nu n
bertess proofs .found in toe written Gos
pel would tint siicti nromeut alone verify
our third asseveration ; namely, that
slave-holding is not incompatible with the
doctrines of the new testament ; but On
Un in tlx. wr iifii i'l'rndiictintis lhat we nrnviso to the last section
next 'transcribe the pliruse. " under theto be engrossed and read third tnre
ioui obicetion. as ioiiowi uu
uortls in ur-iCKets oeinz irica.cn uui.j
yoke" fixes the nature of the involuntary
1. Let as mhpy srrva its as "arc ua
der the , yt ke. can n their own master
worthv of all honor, that i. e n tin f God
and InVdoeirine lie hot blnp"med.
!'?' " And ihv that hav beliovine mas
ters, let them liot despise them beoause
they are brethren, hut rather do them ser
vice because Vht-y. are faithful and beloved
partakers of tho benefit.. These thiags
tcoeh."' ' '
In these words the Apostle designates
two classes of christian slaves. 1st. l he
Be it enacted c Th 1 omeer. vo-
luuteir. or raagtr, engaged m ine eam
jiaign ef eighteen hundred nod eighteen,
Against the Seminole Indians, who has
sustained da maze by reason of the loss of)
any horse or horses, killed or woundeiiw
. 1! I t. . .. V
in battle, or wnicn uieu, or ottomc
less, in consequence of wounds rceeivwi
ivhiUt en!?aL'ed in said campaign f or!
- a j . . - - . :ii
which, in consequence or trie government
ill toe unvieu ijiuicb laiima "uri"j ;i
sufficient forage, while engaged m said
the eoniraryaiuhutized.by.ebristiawty t4laves belo
he special s linemen t of such inferences
here seems, the moro rierlinent to bur ob
ji?et, i'i milking these scViptural research
Sr-becaiise we 'have reason to imagine
that-some good rmen 'eten in the"slaye-
iieL k" i. Cn of God8 chosen people mat ion of divine displeasure, was, in the
liable b.ouhl Judca, and become : sequel, sanctiiucd by undoubted" mani
iii rV9 'nvltthtary service, fi. st for festations of divine patronage. 3V6 find
T' A . . N. . V S 1 A. 1.1. .kAaKl s-i...
IMM fit. I J . - - " T -.-.-- w . 4 .,m -
"f -I " a .. li ,,
sluvirs, belonging to be licvers. And having uhandoued and lelt ; or wnicu, oerog uis-r
' 1 . Sl...a nna.,l;., .ItllnMnn Uf 1 I 1 1 n SI 1 1 &t f Prt fJ 111 battle, eseaned from thai
...t. .J.nVrpni nmvrii'tnvs. thn first class owner and were lust, snail be allowed?:
are to be taught to count their own mas-the value thereof.. .
WsVthougtnrTrfe'sr' orthy. of all hohor: -iiccrind be it further indcied. That
that is in other words, to such commandj-aid ofiiccrs and voiuntees, for the loss V
ilinm t.mnprtv In ifin person, of af anv necessary enuippage of said . IiOfVi
mental confors. And such injunction is ses. or for any gun lost, in said service
holding stater, men not quite so inquisi
live as wa have beeo erroneously sup
A iAS.a (hat kv ttta ami alil'iaiK'sjioisf nf It n f2rtC
- iinow aata, ai t livy vviuui iq iiui kii.ni uw Ui V 111 V IJ IU-B bllllivioi Aa.tv w " i I'--7 " J tJ - m m i
I ... . .- . I I l.h !(Ka nAcaaisiAn Af I hfl f
pet, that the Mdsaie Jaw to all intents by the Apostle enforced by n niouve, co-or yuicn weroiei j.--..v.,. -ru
and nurnoses. moral anJ Ivnieal. is abol- iPht with eaIou. nroselvtes. nameiy,UniledJ5tat8, or o " " v",s?
1 nr.i. i .. j: - i .i: .'.: j . . .I....I.I l. ll..nl,nm.
mien. y iwi lacii erring inniviuuais, oi lesi inc oevuociriue auouiu uu uoi"iu
eoii'rse 'arguments that vindicate the mo- ed, that-is. lest jnfidel-maslersZltodingj
ral validity if slav-hiJtairig,drawn from their christian slaves disobedient and as'
tbe sacred'writines in the o'J .testament, crihine sueh rebellion to the Eospel doc-
would losernuch of thas.authentic, weieht trine, should .revile that doctrine. The
s . . "-a . . r . .... . .......
a. a u uuuim t laww...-.'-' . -1 - mi- ' j, t'.t.- . , m.
that in troth properly belongs to them, second class,'' Wontnfo- ftetrs aretiie;oceountiDg tracers .01 o.
ethorted, noienly,ot4o be less oaeot-Department suaii uu ,w ,
shall he allowed and paid the vatoe there
,f ; said elaimi to he paid out 01 any mo-it
niy s in "the TreMury, not otherwise npU
pronrttted.';- . - l . . . 7 ; v tin
Ses. 3. ina 06 1 (iiirn" . "I
True it is that the typical
part of the Mosaic law
; ssi&of hiy aw master : andmonitcs, inccosctl at tUe'ineif of Oibcon jabolishe Bat surJytU
is 110 w hi terly ent to their christian masters, because'accounts, under inch 1 rules nft.1 reguiati .-09 1
i. n 1... 1... .....J a.rn. .r-lAtnr mpnbrrs -f the President of tb9 UfitttO BiatC-i-