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WHO IS TO

IS TO BLAME ?

OR,

CURSORY REVIEW

OF

“AMERICAN APOLOGY FOR AMERICAN ACCESSION

TO NEGRO SLAVERY.

BY

JAMES GRAHAME, ESQ.

LL.D. OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY, MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMIC SOCIETY OF NANTES,
CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY,
HONORARY MEMBER OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GEORGIA,
AND AUTHOR OF THE HISTORY OF “THE UNITED STATES

OF NORTH AMERICA."

“ No crime so bold, but would be understood

A real, or at least a seeming good :
Who fears not to do ill, yet fears the name;
And, free from conscience, is a slave to fame."

SIR JOHN DENHAM.

LONDON:
SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 65, CORNHILL.

1842.

US. 5263,273

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY

London:
Printed by STEWART and MURRAY,

Old Bailey

TO

THOMAS CLARKSON,

THE FRIEND AND BENEFACTOR OF THE WHOLE HUMAN RACE,

RESTORER OF THE VIOLATED RIGHTS OF AFRICA

AND THE TARNISHED HONOUR OF EUROPE,

WHO

HAS ACHIEVED THE GLORY NOT OF SLAYING THOUSANDS, BUT OF

FREEING AND BLESSING

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF HIS FELLOW MEN,

THESE SHEETS ARE DEDICATED,

AS

A SLIGHT EXPRESSION OF

THE HIGHEST VENERATION AND ESTEEM,

BY

THE SON OF HIS

OLDEST SURVIVING FRIEND AND COADJUTOR.

Nantes, June 1842.

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