* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Georgia Legislatures of North & South State's Rights

Here is a copy of the decision of the court in the Amistad case,  including these words: “Cinquez and Grabeau shall not sigh for Africa in vain.  Bloody as may…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Amistad

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Under the heading, ‘A Thrilling Story’, from the Herald of Freedom, here is the story of  Mrs. Mary Webster, of Boston, who, after many attempts, is successful in purchasing the…

Read More A slave child’s freedom bought

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Children abolitionists

Here is notice that a gag rule has been passed; there is not enough room to publish it this edition of the paper, but it is labeled as “more odious,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Churches Females New Hampshire

It becomes apparent the paper needs money.  It is clear that the Editor would prefer not to have to accept advertisements, but will do so.  Urges especially advertisement of books,…

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A notice appears about a two-day meeting of the Essex County Anti-Slavery Society, to be held in Lynn. Calls for a “strong rallying”; …”Let them evince that abolitionism has indeed…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations Essex County

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Churches Papal Bull against slave trade

The following resolution was adopted by the Vermont ASS: “That those ministers who, with all the light they now enjoy in regard to the sinfullness of the slaveholder, and the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations Churches Vermont

From the Connecticut Observer, an item from Kelley, Berlin, Feb 3, 1840 Responding to the argument, advanced by many, that public opinion is against having women speak in public meetings,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Colored support for Garrison

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations Legislatures of North & South Massachusetts Legislature

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Andover Theological Seminary

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Abolition Society - Massachusetts

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Garnet, Henry Highland

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Appearing under Refuge of Oppression are minutes of a Connecticut Anti-Slavery Society,  from the New Haven Record. Abby Kelley appears at the meeting, and her presence creates controversy.  She is…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Females Kelley, Abby Women rights

Appearing under Refuge of Oppression is a series of items from The Journal of Commerce.  It is apparently a kind of “double-sarcasm”, in which the items come from a “Boboliton …

Read More The Church Un-Churched !!!!!!!!

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Under  Refuge of Oppression is an excerpt from a speech by Webster, on June 11th, in Alexandria, D.C.  The article claims that Webster has “shamelessly avowed his own subserviency ,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Webster, Daniel

A brief item from the Journal of Temperance Union, tells of efforts to bring Irish people into temperance organizations.   It speaks of groups in Philadelphia, many other places, and includes…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Irish People

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 London Convention Women rights

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 O'Connell, Daniel Remond, Lenox

Here is a brief item which speaks of Garrison’s disdain for political action by ministers: “Ministers of Christ Becoming Political Demagogues.”   It mentions an “eloquent” Methodist preacher, in Kentucky, who…

Read More A Minister and a Political Paper

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A letter appears from Garrison, upon his return from London: “On the London Convention I shall speak without reserve in future numbers of The Liberator.  It was anything but a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations London Convention

Here Mott, from London, June 17 requests O’Connell’s views on the question of women in the Convention.   O’Connell’s response includes that at first he was against the inclusion of women…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 London Convention Mott, Lucretia O'Connell, Daniel Women rights

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Non-Resistance

A note from Pease, Liverpool, England, to William Bassett of Lynn, noted here because the Garrison’s named one child for Elizabeth.  The note “is in all respects worthy of the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Pease, Elizabeth

From the American Wesleyan Observer, signed by Orange Scott.  ‘ Till within the last two years we have had unlimited confidence in Mr. Garrison. We have defended him in private…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Garrison public personality

Here Garrison includes a note from Lundy , May 18, 1838, in which Lundy describes that his papers, books, everything is gone.  “They have not yet got my conscience  —…

Read More Lundy and perseverance in loss

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Lundy, Benjamin

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