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Converse, J. K. (John Kendrick) (1801-1880) A Discourse, on the moral, legal and domestic condition of our colored population, preached before the Vermont Colonization Society, at Montpelier, October 17, 1832.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.050 Author/Creator: Converse, J. K. (John Kendrick) (1801-1880) Place Written: Burlington, Vermont Type: Pamphlet Date: 1832 Pagination: 32 p. ; 22 x 13.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Converse preaches that Blacks, "though they might be freemen in name, can never be raised to the rank and privileges of freemen in this country." He blames white American racism for this situation and proposes colonization as the solution. First edition. Printed by the University Press. Converse was pastor of the First Congregational Church in Burlington, Vermont.

People: Converse, John Kendrick, 1801-1880

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ReligionAfricaAfrican American HistoryColonizationSlaveryFreemenLaw

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