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H173_Whitefield_Apr19 - "¡ tic ColOnaL aNd the...

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Unformatted text preview: #."¡¡ tic ColOnaL . aNd the rthAeRca W¡rlD ¢ HIsT£¤ I¥ ¦£§umE¥Ts Brett Rushfo¡h Paul W. Mapp ¢EA£SON 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 Whit¡feld, "To thE InhabitaN¢s oF MaRyLaNd£ V¤¥- ¦§N§a¨ ©o¥tH aNd Soutª«Ca¥oL¬Na­ coN®e¥N¤ng T He¯r °e¦¥Oe±²³ ´n Three LEt¡¢nfR £he ¤¥v¦r§Nd Mr G. Wi£¦FI¥l (Phiµade¶phia· 1740), 13-16¡ In the F¡owing document, Published in 1740, Ge01"¢e Wite£eLd condemns masters who do not teach ChRstiani¤ to their sLaves and wa¥s them of the consequences shouLd they faiL to take this resPonsibiLi¤ serious¦§ tile feelI o t M 9or COuLd FrequentLy _hd tHey w¡EreOn griQth: . ¢NCOrn T @ mat £ £ ¤ _ 270 Relgion and Societ LE¡ERIII. ¢ The Inhabi¡nTs o f ¥aryLand, V¦rg§n§a, ¨Orth and SOuth-CarOL§na© been §nfOrªed by an «ye-W¦¬ess, have been, upOn the ªOst tr§­§ng PrOvOcat§On, cut w®th ¯ Kn°ve±²³´(µad ¶0rks· -!wn i£ ¨Ot tO ªent§On what ¨uªbers have been g§ven s ¸ LateLy passed thrOugh yOur up tO the §nhuªan Usage Of crueL Task ¥asters¹ PrOv§nces §n ªy ºay h§ther, ¸ was whO by the§r unreLent§ng ScOurges have pLOughed sens§bLe tOuched w§th a »eLLO¼- upOn the§r Backs, and ªade lOng »urrOws, and at leng½h brOught theª even tO Death §tself¾ ¸ hav¿ÀÁRÂached à ¸t's true, ¸ Ä hOpe there are but Å few such ¥On- ªOre aªOngst yOu¹ ¸ ÆÇ; sters Of BarbarȽy suÉered tO subsÊst aªOngst yOu shOuLd have deL§vered ªy ThOughts §n ªy pubL§ckË) ÌÍ SOªe¹ ¸ hear¹ have been LateLy executed §n Vrgin¢a D§scOursesÎ but as ªy Bus§ness here requ§red ªÏ "Ð fOr k§LL§ng Slaves, and the Ñaws ÒÓeÔYery severe tO stOp as L§ttle as pOss§bLe On the ÕOad, ¸ have nO '\. aga§nst such whO at any T§ªe ªurder theª Other ºay tO d§scharge the COnceÖ wh§ch at ×ØÙ AÚd pÛÜÝÞßàáâã§Gäåæçèéêter the pOOr present L§es upOn ªy ëeart¹ than bì sení§îïðñòóôu ' Creaõöres theªseLves¹ tO J ÷e Oø ¯ !2f ѧfe, ¡ tù§s úûüerý ëOw yOu w§Ll rece§ve §t ¸ kþOw nOtÿ than tO be ªade sO ª§serable, as generaLLy whether yOu w§LL accept §t §n ÑOve, Or be OÉended are §n §t¾ ĀÚd §ndeed¹ cOns§der§ng what Usage w§th ªe¹ as the ¥aster Of the DaªseL was w§th they cOªªOnLy ªeet w¤¥, ¸ āaĂe 㥹Údred, that PauL, fOr casƧng the «v§L Sp§r§t Out Of her, when we have nOt ªćĈe ¸nstances Of SeLf-ĉĊċČčĎ he saw Ćhe ëOpe Of h§s ďa§n was gOneĐ ¸ aª aªOng the ¨egrOes¹ Or that đeĒēave nOt ªOre Ĕ uncerta§n¾ Whatever be the «vent, ¸ ªust §nfOrª frequentLy rOse up §n ĕªs aga§nst Ćhe§r Ėwnersė yOu §n the ¥eekþess and ďentĘeness Of ChrisT£ v¤rg¥nia has Once¹ and Char¦esTown ªOre ęan ĚěĜĝ...
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