To no human charter am I indebted for my rights.
I welcomed the organization of the Anti-slavery Society.
I do not object to the construction of rail roads and canals.
But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts.
To say, that Capt. Ingraham violated the rights of Turkey, is nonsense.
I am a plain man, and I care and know comparatively little about rhetoric.
Our concern, however, is with slavery as it is, and not with any theory of it.
My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God.
There is room in our ranks for the old and decrepit, as well as the young and vigorous.
I prefer, in a word, the republican system, because it comes up more nearly to God's system.