December 4, 1857 The death of Birney is recognized, with a recounting of his major accomplishments. He was highly courteous and dignified in his manners, less able as a speaker…

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1857 Birney, James

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

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

The story of an Anti-Abolition meeting, Jan 22, with the Mayor acting as President.   The meeting refers to the foundation of the nation and the discussion of the fact that …

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1836 Anti-Abolition Birney, James

Under the “Slavery Record”  There is a record of a meeting of the proslavery citizens of Athens and Limestone County, to consider how to respond to “an organized band of…

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1836 Birney, James Pro-Slavery