FACTS AND DOCUMENTS CONNECTED WITH THE LATE INSURRECTION IN JAMAICA, AND THE VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ARISING OUT OF IT. Jamaica.

FACTS AND DOCUMENTS CONNECTED WITH THE LATE INSURRECTION IN JAMAICA, AND THE VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ARISING OUT OF IT.

[London: Teape and Son, Printers, Tower-hill, 1832]. 24pp, caption title (as issued). Untrimmed, uncut [some loosening]. Very Good.

Eye-witnesses report attacks on Baptist Missions and Missionaries by armed white gangs opposed to Emancipation. The mobs included British officers and British "Law preservers and Justices of the Peace." The Baptists' encouragement of Emancipation was well-known.
Resentment built among those who concluded that the Missionaries sought to "deprive us of our property." Emancipation "cannot fail to create a servile war of too horrible a nature to contemplate..." Confessions of mob leaders are printed, as are reports of courts martial of slaves, and other contemporary reports. NUC attributes authorship to one William Knibb, a resident minister who performed missionary work to the black population.
FIRST EDITION. Sabin 35577. LCP 3587. Not in Work, Blockson, Dumond, Eberstadt. Item #35720

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