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Smith, James M'Cune. 'Citizenship' in 'The Anglo-African Magazine 1:5 (May 1859)' . New York, N.Y. : T. Hamilton, 1859. [format: newspaper], [genre: article; history]. Permission: Northern Illinois University
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(including slaveholders and their abbettors) quets qui'ls socent, sont des esclaves revoltes contre le Souverain de la terre, qui est le Goure humain, et contre le Legislateur de l'Univers, qui est la Nature.’ (Debates in Con. Hist. de la Rev., France, par M. Cabet. Tome Ill. p. 461.)

NOTE. Professor Woolsey in the New Englander for August, 1857, in his able review of the Classical quotations in Judge Daniel's opinion on the Dred Scott case seems hardly clear in one point. The term ingenuus not only meant ‘the child of freed persons, as the professor states, it was more especially applied to those who having been free born, (engenui) and subsequently reduced to slavery by sale, (from the father) or otherwise, were finally emancipated: an ingenuus therefore was a free born emancipated slave, a libertinus a slave-born emancipated slave.’

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Smith, James M'Cune. 'Citizenship' in 'The Anglo-African Magazine 1:5 (May 1859)' . New York, N.Y. : T. Hamilton, 1859. [format: newspaper], [genre: article; history]. Permission: Northern Illinois University
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=angloafrican1.html
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