December 24, 1847 An article critical of Mann, who, it claims, has not given aid to the campaign for equal school rights for colored children.  He has not helped either…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Mann, Horace Separate schools

December 3, 1847  From the Baltimore Cor. of Era. is an article telling of her seventy day trip, away from her home in Philadelphia, during which she has traveled at…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Mott, Lucretia

December 3, 1847 “This is the season when Sewing Circles should flourish most ….Sewing Circles are among the best means for agitating and keeping alive the question of anti-slavery.  ….…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Anti-Slavery Organizations

November 19, 1847 Notice that a Royal Decree has been issued “proclaiming the abolition of slavery in the Danish colonies”, by King Christian.  “All slaves under sixteen years of age, are…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Abolition - Denmark

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Liberty Party Pease, Elizabeth Wright, Henry

October  22, 1847  An announcement of the 14th bazaar, to be held during Christmas and New Year’s Week, in Boston.  Signed by thirty-one women”, it assures that contributions will  be…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Anti-Slavery Bazaar

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Thompson, George

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Walker, Jonathan

October 15, 1847 Here is a note that Garrison has been very ill, but is now considered “out of danger”; his homeward journey will be postponed until next month.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Garrison health

September 24, 1847 Notice that Garrison had been detained in Cleveland because of illness, but indicates that his convalescence proceeds, and that he will begin homeward journeys in another week. …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

September 17, 1847 Included are two letters regarding a speech by Mott, in Worcester, with a title Reforms of the Age. One writer cannot agree with her because she seems…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Mott, Lucretia

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Churches

July 30, 1847 Under “Selections” a long “Report of the Proceedings of the Commissioners. Printed by Order of the Court”, called to examine the defamatory charge of infidelity against Garrison.  …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Garrison Strategy - Criticism

July 23, 1847  A long “admirable introduction by Mrs. C. M. Kirkland, to the equally admirable work, just published in New York by Fowlers and Wells, entitled ‘Woman, her Education…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Females Women rights

July 23, 1847 A letter to Garrison, from Douglass, dated July 18.  Douglass comments on what he has read in recent weeks of the Liberator, and he regrets “… that…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

July 16, 1847 A letter to Garrison, from Isaac Stearns, July 13, regrets that Douglass has given up the idea of a press.  He implies that Douglass “has been advised…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

July 9, 1847 Garrison here addresses the Rev. Dr. Humphrey, Agent of the Colonization Society, who has recently preached at the Old South Church, Boston.  “Sir, If there be any…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Colonization, Anti-colonization

July 9, 1847 Three articles on the first page enter the discussion of the proposed paper.  One is signed simply, Libertas. Another is from Chronotype, and the third is a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

June 25, 1847 A letter to Garrison, from Robert Lockhart, Kirkcaldy, Scotland, May 31, brings notice of the intent by friends to raise money for ” the purpose of  purchasing…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

June 11, 1847   Under the column, Refuge of Oppression there are two brief notes about Bibb; one tells of Bibb, saying that he will probably go to England, as…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Bibb, Henry Douglass, Frederick Prejudice

May 21, 1847  Announcing the completion and availability of a book about Lundy, published by Merrihew & Thompson …. The article does not indicate who is the author.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Lundy, Benjamin

May 21, 1847  The story of a reception at the Belknap Street Church, May 3, with a crowd to welcome Douglass upon his return from England.  Resolutions of commendation are…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

May 21, 1847 Placed under Refuge of Oppression, is an article from the Charleston Courier, dated May 8, about a visit and reception of Daniel Webster, at the Charleston Hotel.  Franklin…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Webster, Daniel

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Discrimination Douglass, Frederick

April 30, 1847 Titled To Irishmen in America here is an “Address from the members of the Cuffe-lane Temperance Society to their Countrymen in America”.  It calls upon the Irish…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Irish People

April 30, 1847 An account of a public meeting in Lynn, to welcome Douglass home, comes with a letter to Garrison, from Douglass, telling of his arrival home, also a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

April 30, 1847 A long article from the London Morning Advertiser, March 3, telling of a gathering of tribute to Douglass, upon his leaving England to return to the USA.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

April 30, 1847 A letter to Garrison, from J. F. Dorvelas Dorval,  March 3,  from Port-au-Prince, tells of the death of President Riche.  “He is dead – this soldier of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Haiti

April 23, 1847 Here William West, writing for Boston, April 5, addressed to WLG, calling for greater attention to the evils of wages slavery.  The root of the problem is…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Wage Slavery Working Class Issues

April 16, 1847 “….. The religious press of the country, generally is hostile to human progress, and under control of those who care nothing for the people —- everything for…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Churches Religious Press

April 9, 1847 From the New York Tribune and translated from Courier des Etats Unis    “Last Saturday, the Sultan attended a session of the Supreme Council of Justice at the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Slave Trade Turkey

April 2, 1847 An item from the Gospel Banner – There is a quote from Senator Colquitt, from Georgia, clergyman and slaveholder … he is quoted as saying, “if division and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Senate violence

March 26, 1847 From Thomas Ingersoll, Westfield, Chaut. Co. N .Y.   “I have seen the slavery of the South, and the slavery of the North; and, sir, I find little…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Wage Slavery Working Class Issues

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Complicity of North

March 5, 1847 In a letter to Garrison, dated Feb 27, from Plymouth, Walker emphasizes the complicity involved as people use products of slave labor.  “But, as slave produce and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Anti-Slavery Produce Walker, Jonathan

February 12. 1847 A brief few paragraphs on one page, which call attention to the last page of the same issue where there is  a recounting of the “particulars of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Ireland

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January 29, 1847 Here is a long article, under the title above, with no designation of source, except that reference is made to New York state.   It concludes:  “I fain…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Females Suffrage Women rights

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Boston Fire

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Females Women rights

January 15, 1847 Tells of how, soon after his arrival in England there were people intent on effecting legal emancipation of Douglass, “provided his ransom could be effected at a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Douglass, Frederick

January 8, 1847 From the N.Y. Eve Post “Persons who have never visited our prisons and police offices, can form no adequate idea of the suffering endured by many of…

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January 8, 1847 Here is an article from the Pittsburgh Christian Advocate, signed, “W.W.M.”, in which the idea of “come-outism” is derided.  “This is expressive of a class persons, who…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Churches Comeouterism

January 1, 1847 Benjamin Chase, writes to Garrison, from Auburn, N.H.   She now resides in Greenland, N.H., with a colored woman.  The slave was married to a Mr. Staines, and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Judge, Olna Marie Washington, George

January 1, 1847 A letter to Garrison, from Edward Search, in London.   “Our English government and the Irish people are both at this time reaping the bad fruit arising from…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Ireland

January 1, 1847 A letter, signed by Richard D.Webb, recounts the story of Rogers’ friendship with and then alienation from Garrison; the letter is addressed to “Dear Friend”, probably Maria…

Read More Nathaniel P. Rogers, death of

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1847 Chapman, Maria Weston Rogers, Nathaniel P.