* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Clarkson, Thomas Haughton Pease, Elizabeth Thompson, George

November 21, 1845 A letter from Adams, Aug 19, in Quincy commending a proposed publication of a book on Tobacco.   Adams recounts his previous addiction to tobacco, and that he…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Adams, John Quincy

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Brook Farm Association

November 7, 1845 Here is a quotation from a recent message to the legislature of Tennessee by its Gov. Aaron Vail Brown. It praises the annexation of Texas in glowing…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Texas Annexation

November 7, 1845 Here is a quotation from a recent message to the legislature of Tennessee by its Gov. Aaron Vail Brown. It praises the annexation of Texas in glowing…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Texas Annexation

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Anti-Abolition Walker, Jonathan

October 10, 1845 Here is a “Protest Against American Slavery By One Hundred and Seventy Unitarian Ministers” A strong statement against slavery includes a list of the names of the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Churches

Sept 26, 1845 Citizens of St. Clair County, Illinois, pass a resolution, unanimously adopted, urging the President to purchase Cuba, “with the consent of the white people thereof”.  “The slaveholders…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Cuba Texas Annexation

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Churches Kelley, Abby

August 29, 1845 Under Refuge of Oppression, there is an item from the Barnstable (Democratic!) Patriot The item is vitriolic in criticism of Jonathan Walker, and Mr. Loring Moody, of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Runaway slaves Walker, Jonathan

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Judge, Olna Marie Runaway slaves Washington, George

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Liberator

August 8, 1845 Here is notice of an Indianapolis mob murdering a colored man on the 4th of July. The man had purchased his freedom in Kentucky, many years ago.…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Violence vs. Garrison & Others

July 25, 1845 Here is an item telling of the movement of ten companies of the 3d U.S. Infantry, with 500 men, who “In a short time will be on…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Texas Annexation

July 18, 1845 “We, the undersigned, hereby solemnly pledge ourselves not to countenance or aid the United States Government in any war which may be occasioned by the annexation of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Anti-Slavery Peace Pledge Texas Annexation

July 18, 1845 “We, the undersigned, hereby solemnly pledge ourselves not to countenance or aid the United States Government in any war which may be occasioned by the annexation of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Anti-Slavery Peace Pledge Texas Annexation

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Slave Trade Texas Annexation

July 11, 1845 From the New Lisbon (Ohio) Aurora.   An account of a meeting in the Protestant Methodist Church, which had previously experienced “the awful flagellations of Abby Kelley’  inflicted…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Churches Kelley, Abby Pro-Slavery

July 4, 1845 Under Refuge of Oppression, there is an item, unsigned, source The Hudson N.Y. River Chronicle: “The great majority of our negroes are poor, ignorant, lazy, worthless wretches,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Suffrage

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Separate schools

June 20, 1845 “General Jackson expired at the Hermitage on Sunday, the 8th inst.  It is said he retained to the last his senses and intellect unclouded; and in the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Jackson, Andrew

June 13, 1845   From the Providence Republican Herald, there is an unsigned letter to the Editor. “I have always been an advocate for the infliction of Capital Punishment for the crime…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Capital Punishment Wrongful Execution

June 13, 1845 From the Putney (Vermont) Perfectionist …. “Garrison is a bigot on the subject of slavery.  Any deviation from his views of the morality of that and certain…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Garrison public personality

May 9, 1845 Here is notice that the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass will soon be published, and includes here the Preface, written by Garrison.  “The subject and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Douglass, Frederick

May 2, 1845 From the Baltimore correspondent of the Atlas, comes a notice that Torrey, imprisoned, has been sick for a week past, “but is again at work”.  He has…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Torrey, Charles T.

May 2, 1845 “The Concerts given by these charming vocalists in this city,, at the Melodeon, on Monday and Wednesday evenings, were attended by a throng of admiring listeners, and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Hutchinsons

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Employment Opportunity Office Loring, Ellis Gray

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 New Hampshire

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Anti-Slavery Fast Day

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March 7, 1845 The Judge sentences  Fairbank to hard labor for a total of fifteen years, five years for each of three indictments against him. The three indictments include one…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Fairbanks, Calvin Hayden, Lewis

March 7, 1845 A notice that the State Senate has passed “the law asked by the friends of the colored people, in relation to public schools.” 

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Nantucket Separate schools

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Rogers, Nathaniel P.

February 14, 1845 Here is notice from Nantucket, of a meeting in the Town Hall to promote “abolition of caste in our public schools”   It was resolved, “That the colored…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Nantucket Separate schools

February 7, 1845 Under the heading, Foreign Intelligence, a notice about a man who now confesses to a murder for which another was executed.  “This is not the first time,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Capital Punishment Wrongful Execution

January 31, 1845 Here is an Aug, 45 letter from Clarkson, addressed to “the Christian and well-disposed Citizens of the Northern States of America”. A letter encouraging all abolitionists, concluding…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Clarkson, Thomas

January 17, 1845 Here is an article recounting how the Synod of Kentucky (probably Presbyterian), has adopted resolutions which recommend “all masters to use efforts for the moral and religious…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Churches

January 3, 1845 A meeting held at which Garrison and others resolve to petition the legislature to “abolish capital punishment in this Commonwealth”.  Includes the following:  ” Resolved,  That it…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1845 Capital Punishment