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Negroes and Religion: The Episcopal Church at the South : Memorial to the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

Format
Book
Published
[United States : Publisher not identified, 1856?]
Language
English
Description
4 pages ; 19 cm.
Notes
  • Caption title, with "Negroes and religion" printed in small capital letters..
  • A satire on the attitude of the church toward slavery, dated at end "Charleston, S.C., Oct. 1, 1856.".
  • Text of the Memorial is followed by a printed "Note. For the comfort of such Southern Divines as may not possess the critical acumen in detecting literary frauds ..." with final sentence "The world dos not often get a chance to laugh at a better joke than this."
  • Handwritten note on library's copy, said to be from the estate of the Reverend John Alden Spooner, a native of Massachusetts, residing in Baltimore: "This is a joke written by Henry Ward Beecher. The man who answered it was the Bishop of this state [Maryland] who took it in earnest."
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