“Nearly twenty colored men lost their votes in one ward,  because their names were left off the voting lists. So with many white men.  Let every voter call at 32…

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Here are two columns listing the anti-slavery mottoes on the Wafers Samples:  “Love God above and , and thy neighbor as thyself, and slavery would disappear from the earth.” “The…

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An item from the N.Y. Herald, says that terrible practice of ‘lynch law’ is spreading in the South.  “Men are now lynched by the dozens, instead of singly; and their…

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These “wafers” are designed for sealing letters, and are available at 25 Cornhill. “They constitute a valuable addition to the means of usefulness already possessed by abolitionists.  Each sheet contains…

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Records her presence and participation.   “Among those who cheered the meeting with their presence were two of  those of the rejected delegates to the pseudo ‘world’s convention”, Lucretia Mott and…

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Here is an item from the Congregational Journal, a letter signed by T. P. Beach, dated Aug 2, 1841, in Campton (no state) ….  Beach has stepped down from the…

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Under Refuge of Oppression, the record of a public meeting in Jefferson County, Mississippi. Here is an assertion that “the citizens of the State of Mississippi have the constitutional right…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Paul, Thomas Jr.

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Exoneration

Under a title, Life in New Orleans, there is a listing of six advertisements which offer rewards varying from $5 to $100, from slaveholders, for the return of slaves who…

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A notice from the Christian Reflector, tells of action taken by the Baptist Church in Royalston  Centre, Mass.  The resolution, passed by the church, names slavery as “a great moral…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Churches

Here is a tribute to Barbadoes, but lamenting his emigration to Jamaica, and his involvement in a project to commence there the culture and manufacture of silk.  He soon sickened…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Barbadoes, James G.

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Legal Freedom

A letter to Garrison, from Noah Jackman, a minister simply identified as from Newbury, Belleville.   It tells of his decision to “come out and be separate, — to hold no…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Churches

Here, from the London Christian Pioneer, is the story of Mott’s appearance at the annual meeting of the Glasgow Emancipation Society.   She is characterized with these words:”…. The eloquent, pure-minded,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Mott, Lucretia

Here is an article, with the stories of accidents caused by explosives and the premature discharge of a cannon, in a variety of places, including Ware, MA., Westville, Pawtucket, RI…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Fourth of July

From the Boston Post comes the story that the bark, Kazan, arrived from Mobile, with a slave who had stowed away on board without the knowledge of the crew. The…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Runaway slaves

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A note from the Lancaster (PA) Intelligencer tells of three men, two of whom were police officers, who arrested a female fugitive slave owned in Maryland.  They found her in…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Slave rescued

Here under the title, Favorable Prospects is a note that the London Anti-Slavery Reporter.  I t says that a movement in favor of abolition has been made in Sweden.  It…

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A three-line note under the title, Puzzled: “The New York Journal of Commerce says,   ‘A Colonization Convention opened its sittings in Baltimore on Thursday last.  What is the precise object…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Colonization, Anti-colonization

Here is a brief report of a Meeting of Colored Citizens, in the third Christian Church, New Bedford, addressed by Garnet, “who acquitted himself in an eloquent, forcible, and argumentative…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Garnet, Henry Highland

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Walker's Appeal

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Abolitionists - Political Action

Much praise given to her, and notes that she has followed to the grave one to whom she had pledged her love, and to whom she expected to be wed.

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Here is an item claiming that there are now sixty-one students who are abolitionists. They are excluding slaveholders from communion, refusing donations from them for missionary purposes.

Read More Lane Seminary Abolitionized

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Lane Seminary

Under Refuge of Oppression, here is an item The Matter Understood, from the Louisville  Adv., quoting the Arkansas Gazette in response to “abolition avowals” of the Louisville Journal.   There is…

Read More Fear of Abolitionism in Kentucky

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition

A letter from George Bradburn, of  Nantucket.  He is the legislator who wanted to rebuke the Eastern Railroad Company.  Now he tells of similar discriminatory practice on the Boston and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Discrimination

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition

With a title, Rebuke of the Eastern Railroad Company, for their treatment of Colored Passengers, there is a report here of a debate in the House, relative to a bill…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Goodell, William Smith, Gerrit

Under Refuge of Oppression there is an article from the Connecticut Observer,  under the title, Support for Ministers of the Gospel.   The writer contends that even though a Minister does…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Churches

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Notice of the party meeting, deferred until February, hoping for the largest “anti-slavery meeting ever assembled in Boston.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Slavery Organizations Liberty Party

Here is a notice, written by Benjamin Taylor, of a colored boy, 14, who left the shop where he worked, in Boston, on Monday morning, and has not been heard…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Abolitionists - Political Action Channing, William Ellery Smith, Gerrit

An article signed by James Birney, E. Wright, Jr. and Henry B. Stanton, with a statement opposing the creation of a third political party. It deprecates “the formation of a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Abolitionists - Political Action Birney, James Wright, Elizur

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 British Abolition Texas Annexation

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition Interracial Marriage