The Higher Law, in its Application to the Fugitive Slave Bill. A Sermon on the Duties Men Owe to God and to Governments. Delivered at the Central Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, on Thanksgiving Day.

New York: Published by the Order of the "Union Safety Committee," 1851. One of two editions published in 1851, the other a 32-page pamphlet with a Buffalo imprint. 8vo, likely lacking wrappers, 16 pages. Outer pages soiled; some light creasing; several corners nibbled and dog-eared; a good sound copy. Item #11041

Lord argues for Northern compliance with the Fugitive Slave Law; he makes claims both for the divine origin of the commonwealth, as well as pointing out that the sorrows of disunion outweigh those of "him who is made by color and caste a 'hewer of wood and a drawer of water.'" Includes his arguments for colonization. Sabin 42030.

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