A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the "heathens" of America

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Title

A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the "heathens" of America

Description

Print from Harper's Weekly, December 30, 1871. Print shows a Catholic priest (most likely Henry Edward Manning, an English Cardinal) beckoning to an African-American family while hiding shackles labled "Priestly Slavery" behind his back. Printed below title: "Dr. Manning. 'Of all the Nations on the Earth, England has been the most Guilty in regard to Slavery, and it was most fitting that the Reparation to the now Liberated Slaves should proceed from England.' The Heathen American. 'No, thank you. We have just been Emancipated, and if England is responsible for Slavery in the United States, I don't care to jump from the English Frying-Pan into the English Fire.'"

Source

Publisher

Harper's Weekly.

Date

1871-12-30

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Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

2016.013.05

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Citation

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902., “A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the "heathens" of America,” Catholic Historical Research Center Digital Collections, accessed June 20, 2018, https://omeka.chrc-phila.org/items/show/7358.