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advocate of freedom - ' From the Advocate of Freedom.' : ' Extract or...
' From the Advocate of Freedom.' : ' Extract or a letter from the Rev Jacob Weston. American Missionary in Jamaica, dated February 19, 1841. .- .- .- .- . . ; . ' The immense rise of real estate here, and the public improvements now going forward, and the gradual liquidation of the colonial debt, all tell the ' pecuniaury advantages of liberty and equal rights. .", ; We have now a small standing army, but we hear of no plots, nor do we fear insurrections, for all the causes of insurrection are now removed, those who were once dreaded, have been made virtuous citizens citizens ; and they enter, into the body politic with all the ardor of youthful freemen. ; It is true that we have some crime. 'We hare some petty thefts occasionally, reported in the newspapers, but these are chiefly confined to the large towns, and we have had one murder the past year.' " ' . . ,; - ' Now it is doubtful whether another district containing containing 330,000 inhabitants, can be found in the most favored part of the globe, so free from crime as the Island of Jamaica has been the past year. ' We should be astonished even in sober New-England, New-England, New-England, to see almost universally, such rec titude of conduce '

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  1. The Liberator,
  2. 14 May 1841, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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  • advocate of freedom

    rfarina – 17 Apr 2013

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