Friday, January 23, 2015

Things For Americans To Take Pride In

There are a lot of states like Rhode Island below that had made money from slavery, but still recognized its wrongness:
Rhode Island sess. Laws Feb. 1784, p. 6-7


Rich Rostrom said...

I'm amused by the egregious orphan "this" at the bottom of the first page. It looks like the printer set up both pages (opposite sides of a page?), and then noticed he'd left a word out.

Clayton Cramer said...

Common practice in 17th and 18th century books.