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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 90

2. John H. B. Latrobe, Colonization. A Notice of Victor Hugo’s Views of Slavery in the United States, in a Letter from John H. B. Latrobe, of Baltimore, to Thomas Suffern, of New York (Baltimore, MD: John D. Toy, 1851). (48 p.)

Open letter objecting to Victor Hugo’s sentiments in regard to slavery as expressed in a letter to Mrs. Chapman. Hugo states, “Let all those great souls who love the United States, as a country, be re-assured. The United States must renounce slavery, or they must renounce liberty. They cannot renounce liberty. They must renounce slavery or renounce the Gospel. They will never renounce the Gospel!”