Death of Wm. Ellery Channing Intelligence has been received in this city of the decease of this distinguished writer, philanthropist and divine, at Bennington, Vermont, on Sunday afternoon last, after…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines 1842 Channing, William Ellery

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines 1842

New Movement  — It appears by a communication in the Boston Liberator, that an association of women has been formed in Essex County, in this State, for the benevolent purpose…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines 1842 Essex County Females

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines 1842 Clay, Henry Whittier, John Greenleaf

Something of a Row  — The following is an extract of a letter received from Macon, dated on the 1st inst. The cause, if any, for this outrageous proceeding, is…

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1842 Anti-Slavery Organizations Fanueil Hall

This Association shall be the North Abington Church Anti-Slavery Society. Officers elected:   Rev. Willard Pierce, ,President;  Dea. Samuel Wales, Vice President;  Dea. James Ford, Secretary; Executive Committee: Mr. Solomon Ford,…

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1842 Anti-Slavery Organizations Churches

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Fugitive Slave Laws Latimer, George

December 9. 1842 Here are words from James Gray, proclaimed owner of Latimer, also accounts of meetings in Abington and Dedham, resolving for passage of state personal liberty laws.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Latimer, George

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Latimer, George

November 18, 1842 Here is a letter from Douglass, telling of a gathering in New Bedford, and commenting on the Latimer case.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Douglass, Frederick Latimer, George

November 11, 1842 From the New England (Catholic) Reporter, an article is titled, “The Liberator, alias, the Disorganizer”   It names the Liberator “that mighty advocate for the slave, whose puissant…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Garrison public personality

November 11, 1842 Here is an account of the Faneuil Hall meeting, in which it becomes clear that the “darkey” who had not been “listened to” was Lenox Remond.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Latimer, George Remond, Lenox

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Adams, John Quincy Latimer, George

November 4, 1842 From Boston Daily Bee, is an account of the Faneuil Hall meeting.  It includes a statement about a “darkey” who was not listened to, and then Phillips…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Latimer, George Phillips, Wendell

November 4, 1842 Here are long accounts of the Faneuil Hall meeting, speeches made, of strong controversy, discussion on all sides, in which the Latimer case is lifted in the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Fugitive Slave Laws Latimer, George

October 28, 1842  Latimer, a fugitive slave from Norfolk, Va., was pursued by his owner, James Gray, who had him arrested on a charge of larceny. A writ of habeas…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Latimer, George Remond, Lenox Slaves - escaped

October 28, 1842 One more sign of hope, one more church takes an ant-slavery position.   Notice of a regular church meeting, in Millbury (probably Mass), where the Baptist Church enacts…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Churches

October 21, 1842 “The Exciting Subject  — A letter from the editor of the Emancipator, written at Bangor, Maine., tells of the following incident:  The Rev. Dr. Hawes,  of Hartford,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Churches

October 14, 1842 An item from the Albany Tocsin  “…. Tell the slaveholders that we passed twenty-six prime slaves to the land of freedom last week, and several more this…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Slaves - escaped Underground Railroad

October 14, 1842 Here is an item from the Emancipator, titled, Daniel Webster and the ‘Great Compromiser’.  “….Daniel Webster went down to Alexandria and Richmond, and bowed his massive, Herculean…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Webster, Daniel

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Channing, William Ellery

October 7, 1842 An item from New Bedford, Sept 26, signed by Henry Hurd, describes an incident of discrimination against Mr. Richard Johnson and daughter, at “the depot of the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Discrimination

September 30, 1842 “The cotton crop of Texas is estimated, for the present year, at about eighty thousand bales.”

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Cotton

September 30, 1842 “The dome of the State House of Boston was visited in 1841 by 43,478 persons. During the present year, since March, by 24,002.”

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 State House in Boston

September 30, 1842 Here is a long report of a discussion at a recent meeting of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.  The issue regards the policy of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Churches

September 30, 1842 From the Hartford Charter Oak, there is an article which includes a recounting of a discussion between “A Northern Man and a Southern Trader” at the close…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Slavery

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Adams, John Quincy Petition Drives

September 16, 1842 Here is a record of an Essex County Conference, August 18, held in Andover.  “Reports were listened to from societies in Boston, Cambridge, Danvers, Andover, Reading, Haverhill,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Anti-Slavery Organizations Females

September 16, 1842 An item from the Philadelphia Ledger, titled, Can’t it be Corrected? “It is a very great injury to the black population of the city, that so many…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Discrimination

September 9, 1842 Here Garrison responds to the editor of the Zion’s Herald.  Garrison has been criticized for “infidelity” as he maintains that all days are equally sacred.  Garrison strongly…

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September’s 2, 1842 From an “Observer”, Canandaigua Lake, August, 1842 .  Very critical review of Kelley’s attacks on the Liberty Party.  “Abby’s course may do much harm to the cause…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Females Kelley, Abby

August 26, 1842 From the Nantucket Inquirer, a record of several outbreaks against people assembled in an Anti-Slavery Convention.  These include the use of insulting and abusive language, the throwing…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Anti-Abolition Nantucket Violence vs. Garrison & Others

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Prejudice

July 29, 1842 From the Liberty Standard, here is a statement against Clay’s candidacy for President,  recently endorsed by the Whig Convention of Maine. Signed by A. Willey, it gives…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Clay, Henry

July 22, 1842 A brief note:  “We understand that two or more of the mills at Lowell have been stopped, and that between two and three thousand factory girls are…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Working Class Issues

July 22, 1842 Here is a hymn, written by Garrison, A Hymn for the First of August, West India Emancipation:  Here is only the first verse:  “Lo! The bondage of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 West India Emancipation

July 15, 1842 Here is an “Interesting Letter from England”, signed only W.H.Ashurst, from Musell Hill, Hornsey, April 30, 1842 The letter makes a number of points: “We are struggling…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Chapman, Maria Weston Mott, Lucretia Non-Resistance Prejudice Working Class Issues

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Colonization, Anti-colonization

July 1, 1842 From the Natchez Free Trader comes the story of two slaves burned alive because of a series of dreadful outrages they have allegedly perpetrated.  The account is…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Slavery

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Channing, William Ellery Disunion

June 10, 1842 An item from the Washington Globe, warning that the Massachusetts Legislature “are resolved to make black and white the same”….. It worries that because there is an…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Amalgamation Legislatures of North & South Massachusetts Legislature

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Fugitive Slave Laws

June 3, 1842 An article from the N.Y. Evangelist,  is a strong statement in support of the American Union…..   “THE AMERICAN UNION MUST AND WILL BE PRESERVED, , nay more…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Churches Disunion

May 20, 1842 A note saying that “one hundred and twenty Indians arrived at New Orleans on the 15th, from Florida, on their way to the far West.”

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Indians

May 20, 1842 This item is titled, “Daring Judicial attempt to excite a Mob, and to suppress Freedom of Speech”, and is introduced as an “Extract from a Charge delivered…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Disunion Freedom of Speech

May 13, 1842 From the Baptist Church of Christ, North Yarmouth, Maine, comes a strong statement that “slavery is a heinous sin”…  “the church will not knowingly admit to its…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Churches

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Employment Opportunity Office

April 29, 1842 A letter signed by H. C. Wright, dated April 15, from Philadelphia —- the writer claims that the sentiment which he expresses dominates in Pennsylvania.   “It is…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Disunion Wright, Henry

April 22, 1842 Reference is made to the proceedings of the Baltimore Repeal Association, included in the Boston Pilot.  The Baltimore group has declared that the Irish Address is “a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Irish People