* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Douglass, Frederick

November 10, 1848 Garrison announces his return to the editorship, praises the “ability, industry, and fidelity of Quincy, and then says that the water cure treatment has improved his health…

Read More Return of the Editor and his health

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Garrison health Liberator

November 10, 1848 A brief article by Rev. Dr. Bushnell begins:  “It is remarkable that the moral sense of the country is so dulled, in reference to everything that can…

Read More Politics and Moral Law

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Bushnell, Reverend Moral Law

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Colored Convention Douglass, Frederick

October 20, 1848 Here it is announced that there is a third edition of Brown’s narrative of his life, with a new preface, containing a letter from Enoch Price, the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Brown, William Wells

October 20, 1848 A report of the Convention, held at Cleveland, Sept 6, 7, and 8. A list of resolutions passed is included.   A National Central Committee was appointed, including…

Read More National Colored Convention

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Colored Convention Douglass, Frederick

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Delany Douglass, Frederick Remond, Lenox

September 22, 1848 An article by Quincy strongly condemns this “representative Body of the Congregational Churches of America”, meeting during the past week.  That body “has not withdrawn its former…

Read More American Board of Commissioners

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Churches

September 22, 1848 From the North Star, here is the full letter which Douglass wrote to his former master, on the anniversary of his emancipation.   Douglass closes the letter in…

Read More Douglass to Thomas Auld

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Douglass, Frederick

September 15, 1848 An account of a convention, held at the Unitarian Church, in the city of Rochester, August 12. During the convention, W.C. Nell reads an address which he…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Mott, Lucretia Nell, William Cooper Women rights

September 1, 1848 A letter to Garrison, from Benjamin F. Hathaway tells of a mob which attacked an anti-slavery meeting.  Among the speakers listed:  Parker Pillsbury, S.S. Foster, Lucy Stone,…

Read More Mob on Cape Cod

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Brown, William Wells Foster, Stephen Pillsbury, Parker Stone, Lucy Violence vs. Garrison & Others

August 25, 1848 A brief article about anti-slavery lectures, by this native of West Brookfield, and Oberlin graduate.    It commends her style, indicating that she is “entirely free from the…

Read More Lucy Stone lecture

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Females Stone, Lucy

August 25, 1848 Here is an article indicating that the jury in the second case has rendered a verdict of guilty.  “One thing is certain.  These verdicts, and the ruling…

Read More Drayton Case

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Separate schools Smith School

August 18, 1848 An article challenges the justice of the case, commends the defense offered by Horace Mann, is critical of the Judge, and expresses hope that there might be…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair Mann, Horace

August 11, 1848 An article about the Drayton trial and conviction predicts that the “verdict will probably be set aside”.  Asserts that three members of the jury, all Irishmen, were…

Read More Washington Trial, Drayton convicted

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair

August 4, 1848 Almost two full pages are devoted to a speech by Mann to the House of Representatives in Committee of the Whole, June 30, 1848.   It argues for…

Read More Horace Mann & Slavery

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Mann, Horace

July 21, 1848 From the Non-Resistant, is a series of statements, in sarcastic style.  Here is a sampling:  Common Paradoxes  A republican slaveholder.  An anti-slavery Constitutionalist.  An anti-teetotaler temperance man.…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Paradoxes

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Garrison health Liberator

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Discrimination Garnet, Henry Highland

June 30, 1848 Under Refuge of Oppression, reports a bill reported by Mr. Butler, in the Senate, from the Judiciary Committee.  (The bill is clearly a pre-cursor to portions of the…

Read More The South Carolina Bill

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Butler, Senator Andrew Legislation

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair

June 23, 1848 Here is an item about prejudice at the Charlestown dry dock.  Dissatisfaction arose among a portion of the workmen “because two colored men, (both fugitives  from slavery),…

Read More Ship Yard Prejudice Against Color

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Discrimination

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Adams, John Quincy Parker, Theodore

May 26, 1848  A letter to Garrison, from “Stapleton”, in Harwich.  The writer indicates that for the last month he has received unsolicited, copies of the Liberator, to which he…

Read More A Word of Encouragement

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Garrison public personality

May 26, 1848 An article telling of a meeting at Faneuil Hall, largely attended, ” to sympathize with the European Revolution and express the sentiments of the laboring class in…

Read More Working Men’s Revolution Meeting

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Working Class Issues

May 19, 1848 Henry C. Wright writes from a hall in New York, the Minerva Rooms, in Broadway, May 10. He speaks of the meeting of the AASS, the day…

Read More Hutchinson family repentance

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Hutchinsons Phillips, Wendell Wright, Henry

April 28, 1848 In the context of an exchange between Garrison and Jesse Hutchinson, Jr.,  there is reference to a recent concert in which the family has sung praise of/to…

Read More Hutchinson Family Criticized

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Hutchinsons

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Disunion Secession Petitions

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Abolitionism - France

March 31, 1848 From the Boston Post, there is an item, which gives space to recount the speech by Phillips, and then comments on the effect of Garrison as he…

Read More Hearing on Disunion Petitions

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Disunion Garrison public personality Phillips, Wendell Secession Petitions

March 31, 1848 An item from the N.Y. Journal of Commerce, placed under Refuge of Oppression, praises the “independent Republic of free blacks on the Continent of Africa”.  The editor,…

Read More Liberia

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Disunion Phillips, Wendell Secession Petitions

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Churches

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Douglass, Frederick Foster, Stephen Garrison public personality

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Adams, John Quincy

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Adams, John Quincy

March 3, 1848 “This ambitious and inflated leader of the cottonocracy, has done more, perhaps, than any other man, to repress the rising spirit of anti-slavery in New England.”

Read More Abbott Lawrence

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Lawrence, Abbott

March 3, 1848 A notice that, because of the death of Mr. Adams, the hearing has been postponed. Until next week, probably.  In a tone of sarcasm, a claim is…

Read More Hearing on Secession Petition

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Secession Petitions

February 25, 1848 A notice that there will be a hearing at the State House, before the Judiciary Committee, on the coming Friday afternoon.  The Committee will be addressed on…

Read More Petition for Secession from Union

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Disunion Secession Petitions

February 18, 1848 Here is a complaint that Webster, who receives eight dollars a day, has “scarecely given a vote in the Senate during the present session”. … “What to…

Read More Daniel Webster

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Webster, Daniel

February 11, 1848 A  notice of two recent concerts by the Hutchinsons, at the Melodeon, with new songs and music, to crowded audiences.  “…they are always listed (sic) to with…

Read More The Hutchinsons

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Hutchinsons

January 28, 1948 “Four numbers of the Star have been issued, and they are sufficient to indicate what will be its character, and the probability of its success.  They have…

Read More Douglass’s North Star

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Douglass, Frederick

January 28, 1948  “The past week is memorable in the history of the colored people of this State, if not of the Union, by the first appearance in the Courts…

Read More Robert Morris

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Morris, Robert

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Douglass, Frederick

January 21, 1848 From Frederick Douglass’s North Star there is an account of the Bazaar, from Douglass, who indicates that “It was our lot to make the last anti-slavery speech…

Read More National Bazaar, from Douglass

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Douglass, Frederick

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Churches Garrison public personality