North and South

The North and the South

If a Southern gentleman comes to Massachusetts with his slave, our courts have decided that the slave is free.

If a Northern gentleman goes to South Carolina with a colored waiter, by the laws of South Carolina, the waiter is taken and locked up in jail.

The Southerners are indignant at the Northerners for making their slaves freemen.

The Northerners are indignant at the Southerners for making their freemen slaves.

Which right, and which is wrong?

                                                                            (Liberator, Jan 21, 1837, pg 4)