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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 73

11. J. H. Thornwell, The Rights and the Duties of Masters. A Sermon Preached at the Dedication of a Church, Erected in Charleston, S.C., for the Benefit and Instruction of the Colored Population (Charleston, SC: Steam-Power Press of Walker & James, 1850). (51 p.)

Sermon dedicating a Presbyterian church for African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, in which the speaker defends slavery as a moral institution that is sanctioned in the Bible. (The collection has two additional copies of this sermon in volume 91 [no. 19] and volume 92 [no. 14].)