Anti-Abolition Meeting, South Carolina

April 2, 1836

Includes a listing of resolutions passed at an Anti-Abolition meeting, Sept 18, 1835, at the Barnesville Court House,  (city or town not given)  So. Carolina, essentially these all call upon citizens to defend the right to own slaves, and condemns abolitionist attempts to interfere with domestic policies.   An introduction refers to the resolutions which passed at this meeting as, “some of which can equal the worst principles ever spoken or written since the creation of the world.  If such be the general sentiments of this state, …..then their state is lost beyond recovery, to any redeeming good.”

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