Abolition and the Liberty Party

September 22, 1843

Under the title Liberty Party, here are some unsigned excerpts from an explication of the position taken against all political parties:  in reference to persons who are “sometimes surprised to hear the Liberty Party described as the most dangerous enemy of the slave, and warnings most solemnly given his friends to beware of it…… They have not learned from their experience in the old parties, that men and parties may profess to be what they are not….. The principles of all three parties are good enough and sufficient enough to abolish slavery, if they were only carried out.  The fault anti-slavery has to find with them is that they are not carried out. ….”