1850-1859

1850-1859

1850’s pro-slavery literature

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A defence of the South against the
reproaches and incroachments of the North
– Iveson L. Brookes, 1850

Speech of Hon. I.E. Holmes, of S. Carolina
– I.E. Holmes, 1850

The Union, past and future:
how it works, and how to save it
– R.H. Garnett, 1850

The rightful remedy
– Edward Bryan, 1850

Linda; or, The young pilot of Belle Creole
– Caroline Lee Hentz, 1850

Southern states, their present peril, and
their certain remedy. Why do they not right
themselves? And so fulfil their glorious destiny
– John Townsend, 1850

Speech on the subject of slavery in the territories
– Jefferson Davis, 1850

Southern Convention Speech on Slavery
– Langdon Cheves, 1850

The Present Relations of
Free Labor to Slave Labor
– David Christy, 1850

Address on the history, authority
and influence of slavery
– J.B. Ferguson, 1850

The slave question
– A. G. Brown, 1850

The Rights and Duties of Masters
– James Henley Thornwell, 1850

Address on the subject of slavery
– John C. Calhoun, 1850

Speech on the slavery question
– George E. Badger, 1850

The slavery question
– Robert Stockton, 1850

The Committing of Our Cause to God
– Rev. Ferdinand Jacobs, 1850

Abolitionism unveiled!
– H.E. James, 1850

An essay on the natural history of mankind:
viewed in connection with negro slavery
– Josiah C. Nott, 1850

Duties of masters to servants
– Rev. A.T. Holmes, Rev. H.N. McTyeire, & Rev. C.F. Sturgis, 1851

Swallow Barn, or, A Soujourn in the Old Dominion
– John Pendleton Kennedy, 1851

A defence of southern slavery
– A Southern Clergyman, 1851

Lecture delivered before the Young men’s library
association, Showing African slavery to be consistent
with the moral and physical progress of a nation
– C.G. Memminger, 1851

Our duty to the African race
– Richard Fuller, 1851

The Dew-drop of the Sunny South:
A Story Written from Every Day Life
– Caroline Rush, 1851

Report on the subject of slavery
– James Thornwell, 1851

An inquiry into the nature and
results of the anti-slavery agitation
– Unknown, 1851

Union and Slavery
– Pastor J.T. Hendrick, 1851

Negro-mania: being an examination of the falsely
assumed equality of the various races of men
– John Campbell, 1851

Letters of Curtius
– William J. Grayson, 1851

“The higher law, ” in its application to
the Fugitive slave bill: A sermon on the
duties men owe to God and to governments
– John C. Lord, 1851

Life at the South. A Companion to Uncle Tom’s Cabin
– C.H. Wiley, 1852

Bible defence of slavery
– Josiah Priest, 1852

A review of Garrisonian
fanaticism and its influence
– Uknown, 1852

Slavery in the southern states
– Edward Pringle, 1852

Aunt Phillis’s Cabin; or, Southern Life as it is
– Mary H. Eastman, 1852

Recollections of a New England bride and of a southern matron
– Caroline Howard Gilman, 1852

Studies on slavery
– John Fletcher, 1852

Marcus Warland; or, The Long Moss
Spring; a tale of the South
– Caroline Lee Hentz, 1852

Life at the South : or, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” as it is
– William L.G. Smith, 1852

“Uncle Tom’s Cabin” Contrasted with Buckingham Hall, the
Planter’s Home, or, A Fair View of Both Sides of the Slavery Question
– Robert Criswell, 1852

Letters on the condition of the
African race in the United States
– A Southern Lady, 1852

The North and the South; or
Slavery and Its Contrasts
– Caroline Rush, 1852

The Cabin and Parlor; or, Slaves and Masters
– Charles Jacobs Peterson, 1852

Uncle Robin: In His Cabin in Virginia,
and Tom Without One in Boston
– J.W. Page, 1853

The pro-slavery argument; as maintained by the
most distinguished writers of the southern states
– James Henry Hammond, 1853

African colonization unveiled
– Edmund Ruffin, 1853

Oration, delivered before the Few and
Phi gamma socities, of Emory college
– Robert Augustus Toombs, 1853

Hatchie, the guardian slave, or, The heiress of Bellevue
– Warren T. Ashton, 1853

Essay on the treatment and management of slaves
– Robert Collins, 1853

Mr. Frank, The Underground Mail-Agent
– Vidi, 1853

AntiFanaticism: A Tale of the South
– Martha Haines Butt, 1853

The Sword and the Distaff
– William Gilmore Simms, 1853

The Lofty and the Lowly; or, Good in All and None All Good
– Maria J. McIntosh, 1853

The Women of England Versus the Women of America
– Julia Gardiner Tyler, 1853

The Planter, or, Thirteen Years in the South
– David Brown, 1853

Little Eva, the Flower of the South
– Phillip J. Cozans, 1853

Occasional Discourse on the Nigger Question
– Thomas Carlyle, 1853

A South-Side View of Slavery
– Nehemiah Adams, 1854

Negro Slavery, No Evil
– B.F. Stringfellow, 1854

The Planter’s Northern Bride
– Caroline Lee Hentz, 1854

The Hireling, and the Slave
– William Grayson, 1854

Treatise on sociology, theoretical and practical
– Henry Hughes, 1854

English Serfdom and American Slavery or, Ourselves–As Others See Us
– Lucien Chase, 1854

The Scripture doctrine
with regard to slavery
– Unknown, 1854

Sociology for the South; or, The failure of free society
– George Fitzhugh, 1854

The Master’s House: A Tale of Southern Life
– Thomas Bangs Thorpe, 1854

A letter of inquiry to ministers of the
Gospel of all denominations, on slavery
– Nathan Lord, 1854

Tempest and sunshine, or, Life in Kentucky
– Mary Jane Holmes, 1854

Slavery indispensable to the civilization of Africa
– Samuel McKenney, 1855

An address delivered on domestic slavery
– James Shannon, 1855

A common-sense, matter-of-fact examination and discussion
of negro slavery in the United States of America
– Peter G. Camden, 1855

An address on domestic slavery
– James Shannon, 1855

A northern presbyter’s second letter to ministers
of the gospel of all denominations on slavery
– Nathan Lord, 1855

“A Child of the Sun,” The Summer-land: A Southern Story
– D. Appleton, 1855

An essay on liberty and slavery
– Albert Bledsoe, 1856

On the slavery question
– A.G. Brown, 1856

An address, delivered before the Georgia
Democratic State Convention
– William H. Stiles, 1856

Tit For Tat: A Novel
– A Lady of New Orleads, 1856

Cotton is King
– David Christy, 1856

Lectures on the Philosophy
and Practice of Slavery
– William A. Smith, 1856

A Scriptural examination of the institution
of slavery in the United States
– Howell, Cobb, 1856

To the people of Suffolk Co. Information,
acquired from the best authority, with
respect to the institution of slavery
– William Jagger, 1856

African slavery in America.
– C. J. Ingersoll, 1856

Ten letters on the subject of slavery
– N.L. Rice, 1856

Lectures on the philosophy
and practice of slavery
– William A. Smith, 1856

Slaveholding not sinful. Slavery,
the punishment of man’s sin
– Samuel B. How, 1856

Letter of an adopted Catholic
– Unknown, 1856

Abolitionism unveiled or, Its origin, progress
and pernicious tendency fully developed
– Henry Field James, 1856

White Acre vs. Black Acre
– William M. Burwell, 1856

The southern states, embracing a series of papers condensed
from the earlier volumes of De Bow’s review, upon slavery
and the slave institutions of the South
– J.D.B. De Bow, 1856

Household Mysteries,
A Romance of Southern Life
– Lizzie Cutler, 1856

South Carolina and Massachusetts.
– J.J. Evans, 1856

Scriptural and Statistical Views in Favor of Slavery
– Thornton Stringfellow, 1856

Letters from the United States, Cuba and Canada
– Amelia M. Murray, 1856

The Creole Orphans: Or Lights and Shadows
of Southern Life. A Tale of Louisiana
– James Peacocke, 1856

Home and the World
– Judith Rives, 1857

The truth restored in
regard to polygamy and slavery
– F.A. Ross & John Colenso, 1857

The great question answered,
or, Is slavery a sin in itself
– James Sloan, 1857

Speech of Peachy R. Grattan, Esq.
– Peachy Grattan, 1857

Cannibals all! or, slaves without masters
– George Fitzhugh, 1857

The Christian Doctrine of Slavery
– George Armstrong, 1857

Modern reform examined or, The union of
North and South on the subject of slavery
– Joseph C. Stiles, 1857

A sermon on slavery; a vindication
of the Methodist church, South
– William G. Brownolow, 1857

Dominion, Or the Unity and Trinity of the Human Race
– Samuel Davies Baldwin, 1857

Position of the Southern
Church in relation to Slavery
– Frederick Augustus Ross, 1857

Slavery Ordained of God
– Frederick Augustus Ross, 1857.

The Olive Branch; or White Oak Farm
– Anonymous, 1857

Economical causes of
slavery in the United States
– Henry Middleton, 1857

Meadow Brook
– Marry J. Holmes, 1857

Ethel Sommers, or The Fate of the Union
– James Smythe, 1857

The Brother Clerks, a Tale of New Orleans
– Mrs. Gideon Townsend, 1857

A report and treatise on slavery
and the slavery agitation
– John Brown, 1857

The political economy of slavery
– Edmund Ruffin, 1857

A controversy on slavery
George Fitzhugh Debates A. Hogeboom, 1857

Southern institutes; or, An inquiry into the origin
and early prevalence of slavery and the slave-trade
– George Sawyer, 1858

Ought American slavery to be perpetuated?
Rev. W.G. Brownlow Debates Rev. A. Pryne. Debate, 1858

An inquiry into the law of Negro slavery
in the United States of America
– Thomas Cobb, 1858

New England Chattels; or, Life in the Northern Poor House
– Samuel .H. Elliot, 1858

The disunionist: a brief treatise upon the evils
of the union between the North and the South, and
the propriety of separation and the formation
of a southern United States.
– Herbert Fielder, 1858

Organization of the cotton power
– Unknown, 1858

An address delivered before the seventh annual
meeting of the Virginia state agricultural society
– James Holcombe, 1858

The foreign slave trade, the source of
political power, of material progress,
of social integrity, and of social
emancipation to the South.
– L. W. Spratt, 1858

The origin of slavery
– Lawrence M. Keitt, 1858

Southern education for southern youth
– William H. Stiles, 1858

A discussion on slaveholding. Three letters to a conservative
George D. Armstrong, 1858

Domestic slavery in the South
– Lucius J. Gartrell, 1858

Speech delivered at Barnwell C.H.
– James Henry Hammond, 1858

Elements of moral philosophy
– R.H. Rivers, 1859

Beulah
– Augusta J. Evans, 1859

The African apprentice system
– Henry Hughes, 1859

Wild southern scenes.
A tale of disunion! and border war!
– John Beauchamp Jones, 1859

A scriptural view of the moral
relations of African slavery
– David Ewart, 1859

Duties of Christian masters.
– H. N. M’Tyeire, 1859

The religious instruction
of our colored population
– Unknown, 1859

The Colored Population of
Maryland and slavery
– Robert S. Reeder, 1859

Speech on slavery issues
– C.C. Clay, 1859

“Negro Slavery Not Unjust”
– Charles O’Conor, 1859

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