… Now what is this better done, as Turks do?
Yea, rather it is worse for them, which say they are Christians; for we hear that ye most part of such negroes are brought hither against their will and consent, and that many of them are stolen …
There is a saying that we shall do to all men like as we will be done ourselves; making no difference of what generation, descent or color they are.
And those who steal or rob men, and those who buy or purchase them, are they not all alike?
Here is liberty of conscience which is right and reasonable; here ought to be liberty of ye body … But to bring men hither, or to rob and sell them against their will, we stand against.