- 102 pages
- Account of the Fund for the Relief of East Tennessee
- Edward Everett
- 20 October 2017 Edward Everett
Excerpt From Account Of The Fund For The Relief Of East Tennessee With A Complete List Of The ContributorsSome Further Description Of The Natural Features Of This Favored Region Will Be Found In The Following Pages It Is Sufficient To Observe Here, That It Was Inhabited Before The Commencement Of The War By A Substantial Population Of About Employed Chie Y In Agriculture, And For The Most Part Cultivating Farms Of Moderate Size Although Surrounded On All Sides By Slaveholding States, And Conterminous With Those In Which The Slaves Stand In The Largest Propor Tion To The Free Population, Less Than Ten Per Cent Of The Entire Population Of East Tennessee Are Slaves It Is No Doubt In A Considerable Degree Owing To This Cause, That The Great Majority Of The People Have Adhered To The Union, Under Circumstances Of Unexampled Trial, From The Commencement Of The War Avowedly Levied By The South For The Protection, Perpetuation, And Ex Tension Of Slavery.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.