1700’s

1700’s

18th century pro-slavery literature

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A brief and candid answer
– John Saffin, 1701

The Sugar Cane
– James Grainger, 1764

Personal slavery established by the
suffrages of custom and right reason
– Unknown, 1773

Slavery not forbidden by Scripture:
or, a defence of the West-India planters
– Richard Nisbet, 1773

The History of Jamaica
– Edward Long, 1774

An Apology for Negro Slavery or the West India
Planters vindicated from the charge of inhumanity
– Gordon Turnbull, 1786

Scriptural researches on the
licitness of the slave-trade
Raymund Harris, 1788

A letter to Philo Africanus, upon slavery
– Unknown, 1788

A Planter’s Letter
– Unknown, 1789

On the Abolition of the African Trade
– Unknown, 1789

No Abolition of Slavery, Or, The
Universal Empire of Love, A Poem
– James Boswell, 1791

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