* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Mexican War Polk - President

December 4, 1846 Under title Where Stands Massachusetts, there is a private letter to Garrison from Stephen Foster, lamenting the cool reception he and Abby have received in Hubbardston and…

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November 27, 1846 Aknowledgement by Garrison of thanks to Edmund Quincy for his editorship while Garrison is away. Reception for Garrison and James Buffum, at Belknap Street Church, upon their…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Colored support for Garrison Quincy, Edmund

October 30, 1846 This letter from Thompson tells of the visit which he, Garrison, and Douglass had with Clarkson. “The present seems a suitable moment for me to say, that…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Clarkson, Thomas Douglass, Frederick Thompson, George

October 23, 1846 The death of Clarkson is noted,  and records that Thompson had written, saying that Garrison did visit with Clarkson shorthly before his death.  Clarkson shared with Garrison…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Clarkson, Thomas

September 4, 1846 “Let us learn from the past.  If we look back over the wreck of former republics, we shall find scarce one that did not fall a victim…

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August 21, 1846 The majority and minority reports  of the Primary School Committee are included here. One comment is on the argument that, because the colored community asked for the…

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August 7, 1846 An article from the St. Mary’s (Ohio) Sentinel tells of the arrival of 385 slaves, given freedom by John Randolph. They were encamped in the town of…

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July 31, 1846 An article reminding people of the struggle for Abolition in England, and the triumph in the West Indies ….It calls for people “to assemble , on the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 West India Emancipation

July 24, 1846 An article about Garrison’s trip, tells of the numerous people who were at the wharf to bid him well.  It also calls attention to the fact that,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 British Abolition Chapman, Maria Weston Hilton, John T. Phillips, Wendell Pitts, Coffin Quincy, Edmund

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June 19, 1846   The Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society, responds to an invitation from the Glasgow Emancipation Society,  asking Garrison to visit that country on an “anti-slavery…

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June 5, 1846   A record of the actions of the New England Anti-Slavery Convention, May 26, held at Faneuil Hall, includes a resolution presented by Garrison, and adopted by the…

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May 22, 1846 Notice of the funeral, held at Tremont Temple, with burial at Mt. Auburn, and an evening meeting at Faneuil Hall.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Torrey, Charles T.

May 15, 1846 A letter signed, “A Baltimorean”, notes the death of Torrey, in the penitentiary hospital, and this becomes a call to the people of Massachusetts to “come out…

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May 1, 1846 Under Refuge of Oppression is an introduction to a list of thirty-seven reasons for not signing the previously printed Protest Against Slavery, “given by those ministers of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Churches

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April 24, 1846 Some sample lines from this:: Who was the first Negro?    Cain How did he become so?   The Lord set a black mark upon him Did the Southern…

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April 17, 1846 An item from the Boston Daily Star, an article about Parker, now leading a church and society  worshipping at the Melodeon; it lists his publications to date,…

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April 3, 1846 With a title Horrors of Slavery, here is a letter from Charles H. Bell, Commander, United States Ship,Yorktown, from Kabinda, Africa, Dec 16, 1845.   The letter, addressed…

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February 10, 1846 An article, in sarcastic tone, tells of the enactment of “new laws against the colored people”, in Ohio. “Driven from the slave States by oppressive laws, under…

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January 2, 1846 An item calls attention to the 225th anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims, which was held in Plymouth, “with the usual empty declamation about their virtues, sufferings and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1846 Clarkson, Thomas Lafayette, General