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The Two Charters of the Society for Advancing The Christian Faith in the British West India Islands…
Richard Clay,, London 1836 - 8vo, pamphlet, marbeled wrappers with printed label on front cover, 32 pp.some minor spine snd edge wear, slight aging; very good or better.The work begins with the original source of funds for its "Charitable Fund", which began with estate of Robert Boyle in 1691. Since the 500,000 Negro Slaves in the West Indies were mostly "infidels and heathens", converting them to Christianity would be doing them a favor and help the empire.Converting the slaves to Christianity would make them more virtuous, more comfortable, offer them a prospect of eternall happines, and even make them better servants. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books, ABAA]
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