The Nature, Importance, and Means of Eminent Holiness Throughout the Church

Published in The American National Preacher 10, 1&2 (June-July 1835). Matthew 16:3: Can ye not discern the…

A Plea for the West

…It is certain that the glorious things spoken of the church and of the world,…

Special Message to Congress on Mexican Relations

James K. Polk, “Special Message to Congress on Mexican Relations,” May 11, 1846. Online by…

Cannibals All!

We are, all, North and South, engaged in the White Slave Trade, and he who…

Sociology for the South, or, The Failure of Free Society

George Fitzhugh, Sociology for the South, or, The Failure of Free Society (Richmond: Morris, 1854).…

Slavery in Light of Social Ethics

…The coercion of slavery alone to form man to habits of labor. Without it, there…

Speech on the Presidential Veto of the Bank Bill

Mr. President, no one will deny the high importance of the subject now before us.…

The Webster-Hayne Debates

[This is an abridged version of the document.]   Speech of Senator Robert Y. Hayne…

Motion on Taxation of Louisiana and Speech in Support of the Motion

A motion was made by Mr. Adams, that the following resolutions be adopted, to wit:…

Platform of the Alabama Democracy

Resolved by the Democracy of the State of Alabama, in Convention assembled, That holding all…

The African Problem and the Method of its Solution

I am seriously impressed with a sense of the responsibility of my position to-night. I…

The Condition, Elevation, Emigration, and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States

IV. OUR ELEVATION IN THE UNITED STATES That very little comparatively as ye has been…

Remark in the New York Evening Post

Toast.—A gentleman just from Canada says the standing toast there is “Long life to Jefferson…

Editorial in the New York Evening Post

Embargo.—The eight years of Mr. Jeffersons administration are about to expire. He came to the…

Milan Decree

AMSTERDAM, Dec. 30, 1807 “We have to inform you that this morning we received Official…

Berlin Decree

From our Imperial Camp at Berlin, November 21, 1806. Napoleon, Emperor of the French and…

Letter to Philip Schuyler

…The business of the Convention is going on very slowly and it is still in…

The Bible at the Center of the Modern University

Baptist Fundamentals, Being Addresses Delivered at the Pre-Convention Conference, Buffalo, New York, June 21 and…

On the Nature of Virtue

As almost every part of our knowledge involves some questions, which are beyond the reach…

Editorial To the Assembly of the State of Tennessee

To the honorable the Gen. Assembly of the State of Tennessee. The petition of a…

Manual of Independence

Toasts1. The day we celebrate . . . May it never return unless to find…

Foreign Intelligence

The inhabitants of the United States appear to differ totally from the government, with respect…

Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres

Gracious Lady:— Simple as when I asked your aid before; Humble as when I prayed…