* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations Legislatures of North & South Massachusetts Legislature

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Andover Theological Seminary

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Abolition Society - Massachusetts

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations Females

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Garnet, Henry Highland

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Abolition

Appearing under Refuge of Oppression are minutes of a Connecticut Anti-Slavery Society,  from the New Haven Record. Abby Kelley appears at the meeting, and her presence creates controversy.  She is…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Females Kelley, Abby Women rights

Appearing under Refuge of Oppression is a series of items from The Journal of Commerce.  It is apparently a kind of “double-sarcasm”, in which the items come from a “Boboliton …

Read More The Church Un-Churched !!!!!!!!

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Churches

Under  Refuge of Oppression is an excerpt from a speech by Webster, on June 11th, in Alexandria, D.C.  The article claims that Webster has “shamelessly avowed his own subserviency ,…

Read More Daniel Webster and Whigs of the North

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Webster, Daniel

A brief item from the Journal of Temperance Union, tells of efforts to bring Irish people into temperance organizations.   It speaks of groups in Philadelphia, many other places, and includes…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Irish People

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 London Convention Women rights

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 O'Connell, Daniel Remond, Lenox

Here is a brief item which speaks of Garrison’s disdain for political action by ministers: “Ministers of Christ Becoming Political Demagogues.”   It mentions an “eloquent” Methodist preacher, in Kentucky, who…

Read More A Minister and a Political Paper

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Churches

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 British Abolition Churches

A letter appears from Garrison, upon his return from London: “On the London Convention I shall speak without reserve in future numbers of The Liberator.  It was anything but a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations London Convention

Here Mott, from London, June 17 requests O’Connell’s views on the question of women in the Convention.   O’Connell’s response includes that at first he was against the inclusion of women…

Read More Lucretia Mott and O’Connell

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 London Convention Mott, Lucretia O'Connell, Daniel Women rights

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Non-Resistance

A note from Pease, Liverpool, England, to William Bassett of Lynn, noted here because the Garrison’s named one child for Elizabeth.  The note “is in all respects worthy of the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Pease, Elizabeth

From the American Wesleyan Observer, signed by Orange Scott.  ‘ Till within the last two years we have had unlimited confidence in Mr. Garrison. We have defended him in private…

Read More Strong Condemnation of Garrison

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Garrison public personality

Here Garrison includes a note from Lundy , May 18, 1838, in which Lundy describes that his papers, books, everything is gone.  “They have not yet got my conscience  —…

Read More Lundy and perseverance in loss

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Lundy, Benjamin

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Liberator finances

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Liberator

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition Interracial Marriage

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 British Abolition Texas Annexation

An article signed by James Birney, E. Wright, Jr. and Henry B. Stanton, with a statement opposing the creation of a third political party. It deprecates “the formation of a…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Abolitionists - Political Action Birney, James Wright, Elizur

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Abolitionists - Political Action Channing, William Ellery Smith, Gerrit

Here is a notice, written by Benjamin Taylor, of a colored boy, 14, who left the shop where he worked, in Boston, on Monday morning, and has not been heard…

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Notice of the party meeting, deferred until February, hoping for the largest “anti-slavery meeting ever assembled in Boston.

Read More Liberty Party Meeting

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Slavery Organizations Liberty Party

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Slavery

Under Refuge of Oppression there is an article from the Connecticut Observer,  under the title, Support for Ministers of the Gospel.   The writer contends that even though a Minister does…

Read More Ministers and Abolitionism

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Churches

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Goodell, William Smith, Gerrit

With a title, Rebuke of the Eastern Railroad Company, for their treatment of Colored Passengers, there is a report here of a debate in the House, relative to a bill…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Discrimination

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition

A letter from George Bradburn, of  Nantucket.  He is the legislator who wanted to rebuke the Eastern Railroad Company.  Now he tells of similar discriminatory practice on the Boston and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Discrimination

Under Refuge of Oppression, here is an item The Matter Understood, from the Louisville  Adv., quoting the Arkansas Gazette in response to “abolition avowals” of the Louisville Journal.   There is…

Read More Fear of Abolitionism in Kentucky

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition

Here is an item claiming that there are now sixty-one students who are abolitionists. They are excluding slaveholders from communion, refusing donations from them for missionary purposes.

Read More Lane Seminary Abolitionized

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Lane Seminary

Much praise given to her, and notes that she has followed to the grave one to whom she had pledged her love, and to whom she expected to be wed.

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Paul, Susan

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Abolitionists - Political Action

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Anti-Abolition

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Walker's Appeal

Here is a brief report of a Meeting of Colored Citizens, in the third Christian Church, New Bedford, addressed by Garnet, “who acquitted himself in an eloquent, forcible, and argumentative…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Garnet, Henry Highland

A three-line note under the title, Puzzled: “The New York Journal of Commerce says,   ‘A Colonization Convention opened its sittings in Baltimore on Thursday last.  What is the precise object…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Colonization, Anti-colonization

Here under the title, Favorable Prospects is a note that the London Anti-Slavery Reporter.  I t says that a movement in favor of abolition has been made in Sweden.  It…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841

A note from the Lancaster (PA) Intelligencer tells of three men, two of whom were police officers, who arrested a female fugitive slave owned in Maryland.  They found her in…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Slave rescued

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Slavery

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Legal Freedom

From the Boston Post comes the story that the bark, Kazan, arrived from Mobile, with a slave who had stowed away on board without the knowledge of the crew. The…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Runaway slaves

Here is an article, with the stories of accidents caused by explosives and the premature discharge of a cannon, in a variety of places, including Ware, MA., Westville, Pawtucket, RI…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Fourth of July

Here, from the London Christian Pioneer, is the story of Mott’s appearance at the annual meeting of the Glasgow Emancipation Society.   She is characterized with these words:”…. The eloquent, pure-minded,…

Read More Lucretia Mott and Glasgow Unitarians

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Mott, Lucretia

A letter to Garrison, from Noah Jackman, a minister simply identified as from Newbury, Belleville.   It tells of his decision to “come out and be separate, — to hold no…

Read More Withdrawal from the Church

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1841 Churches