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H173_Whitefield_Apr19 - #." tic ColOnaL . aNd...

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Unformatted text preview: #." tic ColOnaL . aNd the rthAeRca WrlD HIsT I umETs Brett Rushfoh Paul W. Mapp EASON Prentice Hall UppER SAddLE vER, NEw JERsE y 07458 . 15.5 Whitefeld Reproves and Exhorts Slaveholders* The Great Awakening raised again the question of masters' religious reSponsibiLities toward their sLaves. 'GeorgE Whitfeld, "To thE InhabitaNs oF MaRyLaNd V- Na otH aNd SoutCaoLNa coNeNng T Her eOe n Three LEtnfR he vrNd Mr G. WiFIl (Phiadephia 1740), 13-16 In the Fowing document, Published in 1740, Ge01"e WiteeLd condemns masters who do not teach ChRstiani to their sLaves and was them of the consequences shouLd they faiL to take this resPonsibiLi serious tile feelI o t M 9or COuLd FrequentLy _hd tHey wEreOn griQth: . NCOrn T @ mat _ 270 Relgion and Societ LEERIII. The InhabinTs o f aryLand, Vrgna, Orth and SOuth-CarOLna been nfOred by an ye-Wess, have been, upOn the Ost trng PrOvOcatOn, cut wth Knve(ad 0rks -!wn i Ot tO entOn what ubers have been gven s LateLy passed thrOugh yOur up tO the nhuan Usage Of crueL Task asters PrOvnces n y ay hther, was whO by ther unreLentng ScOurges have pLOughed sensbLe tOuched wth a eLLO- upOn ther Backs, and ade lOng urrOws, and at lengh brOught the even tO Death tself havRached t's true, hOpe there are but few such On- Ore aOngst yOu ; sters Of Barbary suered tO subsst aOngst yOu shOuLd have deLvered y ThOughts n y pubLck) SOe hear have been LateLy executed n Vrgina DscOurses but as y Busness here requred " fOr kLLng Slaves, and the aws eYery severe tO stOp as Lttle as pOssbLe On the Oad, have nO '\. aganst such whO at any Te urder the Other ay tO dscharge the COnce whch at Ad pGter the pOOr present Les upOn y eart than b senu ' Creares theseLves tO J e O !2f fe, ts er Ow yOu wLl receve t kOw nOt than tO be ade sO serable, as generaLLy whether yOu wLL accept t n Ove, Or be Oended are n t d ndeed cOnsderng what Usage wth e as the aster Of the DaseL was wth they cOOnLy eet w, ae dred, that PauL, fOr casng the vL Sprt Out Of her, when we have nOt e nstances Of SeLf- he saw he Ope Of hs an was gOne a aOng the egrOes Or that eave nOt Ore uncertan Whatever be the vent, ust nfOr frequentLy rOse up n s aganst her wners yOu n the eekess and enteness Of ChrisT vrgnia has Once and CharesTown Ore an...
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