January 6, 1843 In the first issue of the year there is an article of three columns, signed only by the initials E. Q., (probably Edmund Quincy) strongly deprecating the…

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January 6, 1843 “Has every town done its utmost?……It is an imperative duty on the part of all persons, who would petition for any cause on their own behalf,  to…

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January  13, 1843 Here is an account of  “A Church Mob, with the Minister at the Head of It”, which disturbed an abolitionist lecture in a Congregational Church in Phipsburg, Maine.…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1843 Churches Latimer, George Remond, Lenox

January  13, 1843 A call for more petitions, signed by H.I. Bowditch, indicates that at least twenty thousand names, exclusive of Suffolk County, have been secured on petitions, and assurance…

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January 20, 1843 An announcement of the Latimer Committee that they now have forty eight thousand names on petitions, and the goal is to have one hundred thousand “sons and…

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January 27, 1843 An item from the Lexington Baptist Pioneer, is titled, “Spirit of Texas”.  It is from a clergyman who “represents Texas”, who writes to the editor of the Commercial…

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February 3, 1843 Several columns of “Correspondence between the Authorities of Virginia and the Executive of Massachusetts, relative to the Latimer Case.” There is also an account of a “Latimer…

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February 3, 1843 62,791 people have signed petition to the state legislature, and 48,000 to the US Congress.  John Quincy Adams was selected to take charge of the petitions to Congress.

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February 10, 1843 There is an account of the meeting of a large meeting of colored citizens at the Belknap-street church, Feb 1st.  The meeting, among other actions, affirms support…

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February 17, 1843 Celebrating and congratulating themselves on the collection of the petitions,  a note at the end of this report says:  “The petition was carried on the shoulders of…

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February 24, 1843 Under Refuge of Oppression, there is an article from the Boston Pilot, titled, The Mania of Abolition.  Referring to recent abolitionist speeches made at Faneuil Hall, the…

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March 3, 1843 Under the Refuge of Oppression, is an item from the Maine Cultivator, signed by “Xenos”.  It evokes a “middle course” for thought and action.  “If the Garrison…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1843 Fugitive Slave Laws Latimer, George Massachusetts Legislature

March 10, 1843  “….The whole tone of the decision is marked by the assumption that the preservation of the blessings of slavery, and not of liberty, to themselves and their…

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March 17, 1843 “The Massachusetts petition consists of a roll of  paper two feet wide, two feet in diameter,, and more than half a mile long, to which are attached…

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March 17, 1843     Commenting on a copy of the Third Annual Report of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, here is the following:  “Referring to the treachery of the…

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March 17, 1843 “The Whigs of Virginia, in state Convention, have declared their preference of Henry Clay for the Presidency.  This is quite natural, he being both a duelist and…

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March 24, 1843 Here is a Legislative Report on the situation in southern states in which laws have been passed to enable the capture of colored seamen,  and it asks…

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March 24, 1843 Here is a long listing of statistics designed to show the negative effects of slavery under several headings, including Increase of Population,  State of Education, the State…

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March 31, 1843 Under Refuge of Oppression, here are excerpts from an article from the  South-western Farmer:  “Never threaten a negroe  — but if you have occasion to chastise, do…

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March 31, 1843 Here is a listing of the number of emigrants sent to Liberia, since the founding of the Society, showing also the expense of this process, that the…

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April 7, 1843           Three columns which illustrate the controversy within the Unitarian Association; the issue debated is over the placement of a minister with Abolitionist views in a church…

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April 7, 1843 Here is a notice addressed to the friends of Liberty who want to help those in flight from the southern institution …”Those who can afford shelter or…

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May 12, 1843 Notice of a meeting at Tremont Temple, with Baptists from many states, who have formed the American and Foreign Baptist Missionary Society, and promise that a Constituion…

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May 19, 1843 Head Mingo of the Choctaws east of the Mississippi, replies to a speech by an agent of the United States.  Here is an excerpt: “…. When you…

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June 9, 1843                                    GIVE HIM A CHANCE! “A steady, industrious MAN, fresh from the land of slavery, and recently a chattel, is desirous of obtaining employment as a farmer,…

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Jun 23, 1843 Here reference is to a committee, headed by Wendell Phillips, appointed to meet with Tyler, upon his coming to Boston, to urge him to emancipate his slaves. …

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July 14, 1843 Notice of a gathering at the Belknap-Street church. “The true friends of liberty and the colored man are most respectfully invited to be present…’ many subjects will be…

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July 14, 1843 Here is a notice that arrangements have been made for holding one hundred Anti- Slavery Conventions within the next six months, listing parts of the country,  chiefly in New…

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July 14, 1843 Here is an appeal to readers to send help for many in Fall River, who have suffered greatly from a fire which ravaged a considerable part of…

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July 21, 1843 Notice about Francis’s “highly inproved” Manifold Writer….”a letter and a duplicate can be made in one operation”….”the instrument used is an agate point, consequently it never wears…

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July 28, 1843 Under the Refuge of Oppression, an item from the Northampton Democrat; “It is already known to our readers that this bold reformer has come to spend the…

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August 4, 1843 Here is reference to Alvan Stewart’s advice that abolitionists not attend the many conventions which have been publicized.  He is “attached” to the Liberty Party, and the…

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August 11, 1843 In an item addressed to the Essex County Anti-Slavery Conference,  Chapman here pleas for financial support for the cause.  She indicates that her letter is in behalf…

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August 25, 1843 A letter from  Wm. T. Allen, Peoria, Illinois.   He is a slaveholder’s son, who first saw the paper at Lane Seminary, and was initially angry, but has…

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September 1, 1843 About twenty slaves, in Maryland, intended to go to Canada.  They met in Baltimore County, got as far as Havre de Grace, where two of their number…

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September 8, 1843 “Grand Project.  The following is one of the jeuz d-esprit to which repel has given rise:  ‘It is contemplation to build an aqueduct over the Irish channel, for…

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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…

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September 29, 1843 Here are two brief items, one from Kentucky, one from Maryland, from the Rochester Evening Post, each used to indicate that Anti-Slavery is advancing in the South.

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September 29, 1843 In a letter from Garrison, in Northampton, there is a recounting of the recent accident involving the family, and Helen’s progress in recovery, but here also is…

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