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Ripley [Ohio] Anti Slavery Society. Minute Book
			
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   natti to be the act and doing of the honest 

   industrious, and labouring class of our 

   fellow citicens; but the deliberate working 

   of a few wealthy aristocrats combined with 

   a few Orlean traders and principle mechanicks [crossed out word "traders"] 

   who are interested in trade with slave 

   holders.  A few of those two classes 

   appear to have been the prime movers & 

   instigaters of the mob the former appear 

   to be tierd of our institutions and wish a 

   change, the latter it seems are willing to 

   barter their birth right freedom of speech 

   and of the press; and become the service 

   minions of the Southern slave holder for 

   money

	4th  Resolved  That we view the 

   conduct of the Mayor and civil author-

   ities of Cincinnatti  is standing by pas-

   ive witness of the flagrant outrage on 

   the laws of the land without making 

   any effort to suppress the mob as a very

    great derilection of oficial duty
			
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Ripley [Ohio] Anti-Slavery Society Minute Book

Ripley [Ohio] Anti Slavery Society. Minute Book


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