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PROGRESS AND INTELLIGENCE
PROOF OF SLAVERY,
FROM THE FIRST CHAPTER OF GENESIS,
48 FOUNDED ON
WITH FREE LABOR ADVANCING,
THROUGH THE ACQUISTION OF TERRITORY ;
Advantages Enumerated and Explained.
BY M. WHEAT::.
ASTO: LEW) X AND
CONSTITUTIONAL MEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA,
AND OF THE WORLD,
THIS WORK IS MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY
ITS AUTHOR, ASKING THEM ITS PROTECTION,
UNDER THE ÆGIS OF ETERNAL LIBERTY,
AND FREEDOM TO THE WHITE MAN.
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by
The development of truth through the physical sciences, discarding e s and misconceived notions, should be the paramount object of the naturalist. Tho philosopby of reasoning for the purpose of arriving at this truth, wbich is ever noble, ingenuous and magnanimous, is based on organic law, as to known effects of production, and on analogy, in citing what is constantly taking place around us. The world has ever been full of false theories and impracticabilities, and most of mankind base their judgments, upon which flow their actions, on the effects which surround them, without the mind or desire to trace matter back to the commencement of creation, and thence see its formation into evident classes for no other purpose intended by God than to produco matter again in resemblance to itself. Who will pretend to say that there was a unity in the grains, such as barley, wheat, coru, buckwbeat, rye, and so on, with reference to those substances upon which man can live, at the commencement or moment of their creation from matter, which before was nothing but dust of the earth! In their respective creations, there was a will and purpose to implant in each an element to reproduce itself. This is the natural organic law pervading all inanimate creation, so far as we can judge by facts of cases presenting themselves to our understandings, from our constant intercourse with life, on each day's experience. Upou the same principle of reasoning, which is natural and organic, the author of this work draws bis deductions and conclusions, with reference to the Races of Color-as the Mongolian, Indian, Malay and African, and also the white man-the Caucasian-not having derived their origins from one common parentage, and proves, by analogy in reasoning, and by citing examples of the present production of inanimate and unimate life, that each of those races or existences of color and man had a separate oxistence from the beginning, according to the order of creatiou, as laid down in the first chapter of Genesis. The whole physiological feature of creation, whether inanimate or animate, that have arisen from matter, bad their origins begun according to this order of creation; and so far back as history will trace inanimate matter in its production when it has not been acted upon by man or insects, we can discover no change. Barley, potatoes, corn, wheat, rye and oats, etc., etc., are the same now as four thousand years ago, and if four thousand years can produce no organic change in these, should man imagine at some very distant day, not recorded on the page of history, from its anteriority, that some great, unuccountable convulsions in nature took place in the organic law, which destroyed the similitude in the production of matter into inanimate and animate existence ? and consequently, the formation of matter into specific classes as it now appears to us on earth! Beyond refutation, and as based on the organic law, deducible to us from the natural sciences, and reasoning by analogy, the author of this bum. ble work feels tbat he has founded his deductions and conclusions, placing rud proving the creation of the Colored Races as absolutely being under the head “liv. ing creature," of verse 24, of the first chapter of Genesis; conséquently arises their priority in the creation to the white man, and consequently arises slavery us
Divine Institution, from the fact of " the man " being created according to the letter and spirit of verse 26 of the above chapter, and according to the imperative commands of God in the 28th verse of the same chapter, for the constitutional go vornment of "the man and the female," on earth, as God's vicegerents! This