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 James is noteworthy as [[Boone county|Boone County’s]] first novelist. He was a [[slavery|slave]]-holder,​ and fervent anti-abolitionist. In 1850 he published a small booklet entitled: ​ //​Abolitionism Unveiled! Hypocrisy Unmasked! and Knavery Scourged!//,​ sub-titled: ​  '​Luminously Portraying the Formal Hocusses, Whining Philanthropists,​ Moral Coquets, Practical Atheists, and the Hollow-hearted Swindlers of Labor, yclept the "​northern abolitionists."'​ (New York : T.V. Paterson, 1850). James later wrote a novel using his old title, //​Abolitionism Unveiled//, in which he predicted the demise of slavery. It was published in [[1856]]. James is noteworthy as [[Boone county|Boone County’s]] first novelist. He was a [[slavery|slave]]-holder,​ and fervent anti-abolitionist. In 1850 he published a small booklet entitled: ​ //​Abolitionism Unveiled! Hypocrisy Unmasked! and Knavery Scourged!//,​ sub-titled: ​  '​Luminously Portraying the Formal Hocusses, Whining Philanthropists,​ Moral Coquets, Practical Atheists, and the Hollow-hearted Swindlers of Labor, yclept the "​northern abolitionists."'​ (New York : T.V. Paterson, 1850). James later wrote a novel using his old title, //​Abolitionism Unveiled//, in which he predicted the demise of slavery. It was published in [[1856]].
  
-James eventually became the [[Agricultural Agent]] for Boone County, living at [[Burlington]],​ and is buried near the Owen House on the [[Bullittsburg]] Road.  James was the last of the Boone County Sheriffs who were commissioned by the Governor, before it became an elective office under the Commonwealth.+James eventually became the Agricultural Agent for Boone County, living at [[Burlington]],​ and is buried near the Owen House on the [[Bullittsburg]] Road.  James was the last of the Boone County Sheriffs who were commissioned by the Governor, before it became an elective office under the Commonwealth.
  
  
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-  * James, Henry F. //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/AbolitionismUnveiled.pdf|Abolitionism Unveiled!]]//​ (1850)+  * James, Henry F. //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​24395/​0|Abolitionism Unveiled!]]//​ (1850)
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   * [[Biographies]]   * [[Biographies]]
   * [[James Family]]   * [[James Family]]
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