-In aletter writtcn forthc Liberty Bell, Oct. 3, 1845, Tfeomas Clarkson says : - " He (La Fayctte) was decidedly as uncompromisisng an cnemy to the slavc trade and slavcry, as an y man I ever knew. Hefrecd all hisslaves in Fronch Cayennc, who had come to hitn by inhcrltancc, in 1785, nnd showÃ©d me all his rules am regulntions for bis estÃ¡te when they wcre emancipated. I waswith hini no lessthan four different limes in Paris. He was a real gentleman, and of soft and gentÃo maÃ±neri. I have secn liim put out o temper, but ncver at any time exeep when slavery was the subject. He ha. sftid frequcntlv, 'I would never have drawn my sword in the cause of America if I cou'd havo conceivcd tliat ihercby . was foundinga land of slavery.' "