1840-1849

1840-1849

Pro-slavery literature released in the 1840’s

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Slavery consistent with Christianity
– Rev. Leander Kerr, 1840

An essay upon the constitutional
rights as to slave property
– Conway Robinson, 1840

The doctrines of the “abolitionists” refuted,
– Washington Tyson, 1840

Mr. Calhoun’s address to the people of the southern states
– John C. Calhoun, 1840

A brief examination of Scripture
testimony on the institution of slavery
– Rev. Thornton Stringfellow, 1841

A letter from a gentleman of Baltimore,
to his friend in the state of New York,
on the subject of slavery
– Joseph J. Speed, 1841

Anniversary Oration of the State
Agricultural Society of South Carolina
– James Henry Hammond, 1841

Onesimus: or, The apostolic directions to
Christian masters, in reference to their slaves
– Anonymous, 1842

The religious instruction of the
negroes in the United States
– Charles C. Jones, 1842

Slavery defended from Scripture,
against the attacks of the abolitionists
– Alexander McCaine, 1842

Slavery defended from Scripture, against
the attacks of the abolitionists
– Alexander McCaine, 1842

A Tradesman’s Travels in the United States and Canada
– William Thomson, Chapter IX, page 172, 1842

The integrity of our national union, vs.
abolitionism: an argument from the Bible
– Rev. George Junkin, 1843

Southern state rights, free trade
and anti-abolition tract no. 1.
– Unknown, 1844

Slavery: a treatise, showing that slavery is
neither a moral, political, nor social evil
– P.H. Mell, 1844

The contrast; or,The Bible and
abolitionism: an exegetical argument
– William Graham, 1844

Letter by Governor Hammond to the Free
church of Glasgow, on the subject of slavery
– James Henry Hammond, 1844

Gov. Hammond’s letters on southern slavery:
addressed to Thomas Clarkson, abolitionist
– James Henry Hammond, 1845

Slavery
– James Smith, 1845

The duties of masters and slaves respectively
– William Hamilton, 1845

Methodism and slavery: with other matters in
controversy between the North and the South
– H.B. Bascom, 1845

Slavery, as it relates to the negro, or African
race, examined in the light of circumstances,
history and the Holy Scriptures
– Josiah Priest, 1845

Methodism and slavery: with other matters in
controversy between the North and the South
– H.B. Bascom, 1845

Slavery in the South; a review of Hammond’s and Fuller’s
letters, and Chancellor Harper’s memoir on that subject
– William J. Grayson, 1845

A defence of Negro slavery, as
it exists in the United States
– Matthew Estes, 1846

Marl: A Letter Addressed to the Agricultural
Society of Jefferson County, Georgia
– James Henry Hammond, 1846

Scriptural Duties of Masters
– Rev. John Clarke Young, 1846

A Debate on Slavery
Rev J. Blanchard Debates N.L. Rice
– Rev. J. Blanchard, 1846

Letter to Rev. Edwin H. Chapin,
Lucius R. Paige containing reasons
for refusing to sign a protest
against American Slavery
– N.M. Gaylord, 1846

The proceedings of the Agricultural convention and
of the State Agricultural Society of South Carolina
– Unknown, 1846

Domestic slavery considered as a scriptural institution:
between Rev. Richard Fuller and Rev. Francis Wayland
– Richard Fuller, 1847

A review of the “Correspondence” of
Messrs. Fuller & Wayland, on the
subject of American slavery
– Cyrus Grosvenor, 1847

The Religious Instruction
of the Colored Population
– John C. Bailey, 1847

A voice from the South: Letters from Georgia
to Massachusetts, and to the southern states
– Augustus Longstreet, 1847

An address to the people of Alabama,
– William L. Yancey, 1848

A Reply to the arguments of the Hon. A. H. Stephens,
against the constitutional right to hold slaves in
the territories of California and New Mexico
– John H. Howard, John D. Freeman, 1848

A Comparison of slavery with abolitionism
– Unknown, 1848

Lecture on the North and the South
– Elwood Fisher, 1849

An essay on slavery
– Thomas R. Dew, 1849

The Slavery Question
– William Buck, 1849

The philosophy of slavery as identified
with the philosophy of human happiness
– James Shannon, 1849

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