Stone Collection: Volume 49 - Item 6
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6. Henry C. Wright, No Rights, No Duties: Or, Slaveholders, as such, Have No Rights; Slaves, as such, Owe No Duties. An Answer to a Letter from Hon. Henry Wilson, Touching Resistance to Slaveholders Being the Right and Duty of the Slaves, and of the People and States of the North (Boston: For the author, 1860). (36 p.)
Open letter from a supporter of John Brown arguing that “it is the right and duty of the North to incite slaves to resistance, and to aid them in it.” The letter is in response to another by Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts who attempted to distance himself from the sentiments expressed by the author.