Philodemic Society Debate, 1830 or 1831

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Title

Philodemic Society Debate, 1830 or 1831

Subject

Slavery--Georgetown University; Debating Societies--Slavery

Description

The minute book for Georgetown's Philodemic Society records that members debated the issue of slavery in its first year. The date of the debate is not given, but it was probably late in 1830 or early 1831.

Publisher

Date

1830-1831

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Archives

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA78

Coverage

1830-1831

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

10th Do. Should slaves be liberated? Debaters Jno H Digges + Saml A Mulledy in the negative; Benj. Riush Floyd and James McSherry in the Affirmative. Decided in the negative.

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Digital Georgetown, “Philodemic Society Debate, 1830 or 1831,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed April 30, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/86.

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