* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Brown, William Wells Stowe, Harriet Beecher

December 10, 1852 A letter from Wm. C. Nell, to “Esteemed Friend Garrison”, tells of a series of public meetings “under the auspices of colored citizens ranking with the Free…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Free Soil Part Nell, William Cooper

November 12, 1852 As a Representative to Congress,  “…we believe he does not fear the face of man, and will dare to do his whole duty, as it shall be…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Smith, Gerrit

November 5, 1852 The letter by Quincy, from the previous week, is repeated.  There is also a long sermon on Webster, by Theodore Parker, begun here, concluded in the next…

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October 29, 1852 Edmund Quincy, writing as editor, in the absence of Garrison, comments on Webster. He has “no praise from Mr. Webster”, but “has no disposition to employ bitter…

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October 22, 1852 Included is a letter from Harriet Hunt, 32 Green St., Boston, in which she addresses The Treasurer and Assessors of the City.  It is a “protest against…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Females Suffrage Women rights

October 15, 1852 Here are some “typos”noted — some samples of the several included in the paper: “Mistake in Spelling – some eulogist of Pierce has pronounced him a war-scared…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Abolitionists - Political Action

October 15, 1852 Under the Refuge of Oppression, there are extracts  from Rev. Dr. Joel Parker, who is simply identified as an “Evangelical” Divine.  “When the slave’s desired freedom has…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Abolition

September 17, 1852 Included in the paper is a copy of half of Sumner’s speech, with which he proposed the repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law.   The article appreciates the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Fugitive Slave Laws Sumner, Charles

September 3, 1852 From a correspondent of the Lincoln (Maine) Democrat, here are some of the words about the book:  “… It is a mischievous, dangerous work, got up on…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Stowe, Harriet Beecher

August 20, 1852 A letter to Garrison, from Sarah D. Fish, Rochester, calls for attention to the ways in which domestic servants are mistreated. After recounting the many groups of…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Females Working Class Issues

August 20, 1852 Here are actions taken at the Convention, held in Pittsburgh, August 11th.  Hon. Henry Wilson, of Massachusetts, was chosen as President.  The Platform is adopted, and speeches…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Douglass, Frederick Free Soil Part Smith, Gerrit

August 20, 1852 In the Refuge of Oppression column, there are extracts of a speech by Van Buren, delivered at a Democratic Mass Meeting, at Newburgh, N.Y., July 26th. Here…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Van Buren, John

August 6, 1852 The above is the title of the second edition of a book appearing in Boston.  It gives the reputed wealth of about 2000 men, with an aggregate…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Loring, Ellis Gray Phillips, Wendell Quincy, Edmund

August 6, 1852 There are brief items, from the Southern Press, the Newburyport Daily Union, The N.Y. Evangelist, the N.Y. Independent, and the Boston Herald, urging support for the recognition…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Slavery Organizations

July 16, 1852 The Anti-Slavery office has been robbed.  Fifty dollars is gone, more than three-fourths of which belonged to the Liberator.  It is a “loss we are not well…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Slavery Organizations Liberator

July 2, 1852 An announcement of Clay’s death.  “He was a brilliant orator, and exceedingly attractive and magnetic in social life, but utterly devoid of principle, and one who has…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Clay, Henry

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Slavery Organizations Clarke, James Freeman

July 2, 1852 Under the Refuge of Oppression, from the Parish of St. Charles, Louisiana, is a legal document announcing the sale of property purchased by James H. and Samuel…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Slave Trade

June  18, 1852 In response to a letter from F.W. Bird, Walpole, while claiming to be Sumner’s “faithful friend”, here is a strong rebuke that while Sumner has been in…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Fugitive Slave Laws Sumner, Charles

June 11, 1852 A brief article about the Society, composed in part of leading Universalist ministers, includes an anti-slavery resolution, which was passed without opposition.  The resolution expresses a fear…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Churches

June 11, 1852 Under the Refuge of Oppression column, there is an account of the circulation of the book.  Abolitionists everywhere “are exulting in the sale of this pernicious work.”.. …

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Stowe, Harriet Beecher

May 21, 1852 A letter to Garrison, from Delaney, in which Delaney expresses thanks that Garrison has given notice of his “hastily written book”,  and he indicates that he has…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Delany

May 14, 1852 “The increase of the slave population in ten years is at the rate of 27.83 per cent.  That of the whole population, 32.67 per cent.”

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Slavery

May 14, 1852 An account of the expenses for the government in arresting, holding, trying, and restoring to his master, the fugitive, Sims.  The total comes to $8, 841.05.   “Mr.…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Fugitive Slave Laws

April 30, 1852 Parker Pillsbury writes that “we have just closed a fatiquing and  every way trying campaign in Maine.  “In Portland we had meetings of a truly cheering character.…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Slavery Organizations Pillsbury, Parker

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Slavery Organizations Smith, Gerrit

April 30, 1852 This notice is from the N.Y. Christian Inquirer.   From the Report of the South Carolina Methodist Conference, on Missionary operations among the slaves.  It compares contributions for…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Churches Slavery

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Slavery Stowe, Harriet Beecher

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Hutchinsons

March 19, 1852 A letter addressed to the Editor, dated March 10, 1852, from Waltham, is signed “J.M.L.”  The writer expresses “impatience to see some movement of the colored citizens…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Separate schools Smith School

March 5, 1852 A letter from Nell, from Rochester, N.Y., dated Feb 19, 1852, addressed to Esteemed Friend Garrison, is “sent by way of most grateful remembrance”.  Nell yearns to…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Fugitive Slave Laws Nell, William Cooper

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Colonization, Anti-colonization Smith, Gerrit

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Colonization, Anti-colonization

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Slavery

February 13, 1852 Under the Refuge of Oppression column there are excerpts from a pamphlet by Birney, “addressed to the free colored people, taking the detestable colonization position, that they…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Birney, James Colonization, Anti-colonization

January 30, 1852 A long letter from Henry W. Wright, written Jan 17, 1852, from Michigan, to Richard D. Webb, Dublin, Ireland.  Wright sends excerpts from the Genius of Emancipation,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Colonization, Anti-colonization Lundy, Benjamin Wright, Henry

January 23, 1852 “This is the title of an association, which was organized in Boston, last year, by some of the most enterprising colored women, for mutual aid and advantage,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Females Pillsbury, Parker

January 16, 1852 In an anti-tobacco-chewing article, Lewis Ford, comments:  “…most tobacco-chewers keep their mouth so full of the juice as to be unable to enter into a spirited conversation…

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January 9, 1852 An item by Wendell Phillips, urges upon all readers to circulate petitions to the legislature, asking for the “extension of the elective privilege to women”.  Those petitions…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Phillips, Wendell Suffrage Women rights

January 2, 1852 “We enter upon the twenty-second volume of the Liberator.  Twenty-one years, therefore, have been completed by us, in advocacy of the sacred claims of our enslaved brethren,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Liberator