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Slavery is the infringement of all Laws-a Law having a tendency to
preserve Slavery, would be the greatest sacrilege. I beg as fcrvently
of my country as I would for the lives of my children, that you will
never consent that CLIME, or COLOUR, or CUERED, should make any distinction
in your Republic.-BOLInAR.
(lTo the Editor of the Jlorning Chronicle.)
SIR,-There can be but little doubt that the letter whiclh recently
appeared in the Jhull Observer, signed " WM. KENNEDY," and
which was afterwards transferred to your columns, as well as the
article which you have copied from that paper, into your journal
of the 3rd inst., owe their origin to the same pen; they botl
breathe the same spirit, and are directed to the same end, viz.,
the recognition of Texas as a sovereign and independent State by
the Government of this country. In fact, the latter article is a
defence of the former, and intended to be a reply to the letter of
Mr. JOSEPH STUBGE, which appeared in the Chronicle of the
The arrogant assumption of the writer of these articles of superior
knowledge on the subject on which he writes, is unsustained
either by facts or by reasoning. Compared with Mr. JosEPn
STURGE, whose sources of information are as various as they are
accurate, the Texian advocate will permit me to say, his are both
limited and valueless; whilst, in the love of his fellow-man, and
of that liberty, which is at once his birth-right and his glory, he
falls immeasurably below the man whom he affects to despise.
It would appear that the writer in the HIull Observer, has travelled
through Texas, as well as through the slave States of North
America, and, as the result of his observations, he states that the
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Scoble, John. Texas, its claims to be recognised as an independent power by Great Britain : examined in a series of letters, book, 1839; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6108/m1/9/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .