For proof: By what law could Paul manumit another man's servant?
Even baptism did not manumit him unless the owner were a Moor or a Jew.
He gave the law, that every shire in the kingdom should annually manumit one thrall.
But, as well might you, as to say, that it is the "purpose" of the abolitionists to "manumit."
Suppose the South should manumit their slaves, will the North ...