* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Liberator

January 5, 1849 Douglass has announced on Dec 22 the completion of the first volume of the paper.  Now he appeals for support,  and includes words which indicate that it…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Douglass, Frederick

January 12, 1849 Under the Refuge of Oppression column is an account from the Richmond Enquirer telling of recent proceedings in the Virginia Legislature, warning that passage of the Wilmot…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Legislation Wilmot Proviso

January 12, 1849 “The Dissolution of the American Union is the only vital issue with the Slave Power now before the country.  It is essential to the speedy overthrow of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Disunion

January 12, 1849 William Wells Brown writes to Garrison, telling of the escape of the Crafts, Ellen, 22, William, 24 years of age.  “They are now hid away, within 22…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Brown, William Wells Crafts, William & Ellen

January 26, 1849 Here is notice of an ACS meeting recently, in Washington.  It records that there were 443 emigrants for Liberia in the past year, of whom 324 were…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Colonization, Anti-colonization

February 9, 1849 Placed under Refuge of Oppression, from the Boston Recorder, here is some flavor of the article, titled Calhoun and Garrison:  “Though influenced by somewhat different motives, Calhoun…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Calhoun, John Garrison Strategy - Criticism

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Crafts, William & Ellen

February 9, 1849 Here is the first of articles on the titled subject, by Angelique Le Petit Martin, Trumbull Phalanx, Braceville, Trumbull Co., Ohio, Jan 17, 1849

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Women rights

February 16, 1849 A note about Anti-Slavery meetings in New Bedford, two successive evenings.  W.W. Brown introduced the Crafts.  During the presentations by the two they were questioned by the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Crafts, William & Ellen

February 16, 1849 Martin Stowell writes to Garrison, from Warren, Jan 30, 1849.  He tells the story of his wife, who wrote a letter to her church, charging them with…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Churches Comeouterism

February 23, 1849 Under the title They Fear the Light, here are the resolutions adopted at the Mass Anti-Slavery Society meeting, and the subject of the articles which appeared in…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Calhoun, John

March 9, 1849 Joseph Merrill writes from Danvers (New Mills), Feb 22, 1849, and praises highly both of the Fosters, who have held a series of meetings in that town.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Foster, Stephen Kelley, Abby

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Clay, Henry Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Slaves - escaped

March 30, 1849 Under the title Shall He Be Hung?, here is an article about Washington Goode, a “colored man, a sailor,  … under sentence of death”….noted is a petition…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Andrew, John Bowditch, H.I. Capital Punishment Clarke, James Freeman Loring, Ellis Gray May, Samuel

April 6, 1849 “The meeting at the Tremont Temple, on Sunday evening last, to extend to William and Ellen Crafts, the interesting fugitives from Georgia,  a public welcome, was one…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Crafts, William & Ellen

April 6, 1849 An item from the Harrisburg Keystone, conveys a view of legislation and legislators.  It asks farmers, mechanics, laboring men to review the huge volume of acts passed…

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April 13, 1849 A report from the N.W. Washingtonian of an enthusiastic meeting at Tremont Temple, at which about five hundred people signed a petition for Goode’s repreve  The article…

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April 13, 1849 Death and funeral of Garrison’s child is noted.  Speakers at the service included Parker, Phillips, Quincy, Pillsbury, Wright, John Spear,  Bronson Alcott.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Garrison, Charles Follen

April 20, 1849 From the Louisville Journal ,  under the title The Union, is a warning against “the evil tendency of sectional controversies”.  It comments on the Massachusetts Abolition Society…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Disunion

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May 4, 1849 Here J.M. Spear submits a list of towns from which 24,522 people have signed petitions for the repreve of Goode; then includes a single opposing petition ,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Goode, Washington

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Colonization, Anti-colonization Free Soil Part

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Slave Trade

May 25, 1849 Here is a listing of thirty towns, naming the number of Legal Voters, and Non Voters, who have signed petitions urging the Governor to call a Convention…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Disunion Petition Drives

June 1, 1849 An item from the Boston Evening Traveller of Friday, tells of the execution.  It mentions clergymen who had access to his cell in the last few days…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Goode, Washington Grimes, Leonard Snowden, Samuel

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Capital Punishment Goode, Washington

June 22, 1849 “It is frequently asserted by those who oppose the Wilmot proviso, that slavery cannot exist in California, unless established by law, and that a positive prohibition is…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 California Wilmot Proviso

June 22, 1849 “The death of the late Ex-President of the United States is announced to have taken place last Friday night near Nashville, Tennessee. His complaint was chronic diarrhea. …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Polk - President

June 22, 1849 Here is a letter to the Editor, from Samuel Gregory, Sec’ry A.M. E. Society, at 25 Cornhill.  It indicates that the American Medical Education Society, with five…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Females Women rights

June 29, 1849 From Westminster, June 22, from Alfred Wyman:  “I send you $5.00 as a donation to the Mass. A.S. Society.  It is but a small amount, considering he…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Anti-Slavery Organizations

June 29, 1849 Under the title, Slavery and the Union,  there is reference to the Richmond Whig, which in parallel columns, has included an extract from the Columbia (S.C.) Telescope, …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Disunion Quincy, Edmund

July 6, 1849 In a letter to Garrison, Edward Search, writing for London, June, 1849, comments on his “my advertence to the doctrine of non-resistance….I am with you in the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Brown, William Wells Colored support for Garrison

July  27, 1849 When the pitcher is presented, it is not clear who was the chairman of the occasion, but probably Hilton, who said of Garrison,  “We cannot compensate him,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Colored support for Garrison Hilton, John T. Nell, William Cooper

August 3, 1849 On the back page of the issue is an ad for Hayden’s clothing store, No. 107 Cambridge St… The announcement refers to Hayden, ” who, it will…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Hayden, Lewis

August 10, 1849 This is a selection from the North Star, written by Douglass. He indicates that Garnet is on his way to England…”the particular object of his mission to…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Douglass, Frederick Garnet, Henry Highland

August 10, 1849 An account of the Third of August gathering, in Worcester, with several of the speeches given, includes this note:  “Henry Box Brown, in the intervals of the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Brown, Henry Box

August 10, 1849 A letter to Garrison, signed by J. H.C, from Pepperell, tells of speeches by Lucy Stone at the Unitarian meeting house.  It indicates that the welcome of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Churches Stone, Lucy

August 10, 1849      July 23 a large number of people were present.  Among the resolutions passed:  “… that all ‘exclusive schools’ are injurious to the welfare of the community,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Separate schools Smith School

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Separate schools

September 7, 1849 A notice signed by Francis Jackson and Ellis Gray Loring that a sum of money remitted to Kentucky, has resulted in Fairbank’s liberation on August 23.  The…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Fairbanks, Calvin Hayden, Lewis

September 21, 1849 In an article titled, Ecclesiastical Action Respecting Slavery, signed “C.K.W.”, here is a critical report of actions taken by the ministers at a May annual meeting.  The…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Churches

September 21, 1849 An article signed, “W.C.N.”, (William Cooper Nell) regrets the action of the School Committee, which has voted to continue the separate Smith School. They have acted, in…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Nell, William Cooper Separate schools Smith School

September 28, 1849 From the New York Tribune comes an account of the proclamation of the Haitian President, Faustin Soulouque, as Emperor, under the name Faustin I.   The article gives…

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October 19, 1849 From the Dover Morning Star, an article title, Evidence of Grace – Southern Theology tells of the visit of Rev. Dr. Bullard, of St. Louis, who spoke…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Churches

October 26, 1849 The article, with the above title, is from “The New York correspondent of the Washington Union.”  Without including the statistics used to advance the author’s argument, here…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Working Class Issues

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Brown, William Wells

November 9, 1849 Referring to his visit with the Mott’s, while in Philadelphia, Garrison acknowledges a special debt to them.  Remembering their early work with Benjamin Lundy, and abolition, he…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Churches Lundy, Benjamin Mott, Lucretia