From the Connecticut Observer, an item from Kelley, Berlin, Feb 3, 1840 Responding to the argument, advanced by many, that public opinion is against having women speak in public meetings,…

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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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February 18, 1842 This meeting, held in the Representatives’ Hall, began at an early evening hour, and continued until almost eleven.  Speakers included Remond,  Phillips, Frederick Douglass, Abby Kelley, and…

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September’s 2, 1842 From an “Observer”, Canandaigua Lake, August, 1842 .  Very critical review of Kelley’s attacks on the Liberty Party.  “Abby’s course may do much harm to the cause…

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August 4, 1843 Here is reference to Alvan Stewart’s advice that abolitionists not attend the many conventions which have been publicized.  He is “attached” to the Liberty Party, and the…

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October 4, 1844 Under the Refuge of Oppression there is an article from the Boston Mercantile Journal, very critical of Kelley.  On page three there is a strong response.  “The editor…

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July 11, 1845 From the New Lisbon (Ohio) Aurora.   An account of a meeting in the Protestant Methodist Church, which had previously experienced “the awful flagellations of Abby Kelley’  inflicted…

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December 4, 1846 Under title Where Stands Massachusetts, there is a private letter to Garrison from Stephen Foster, lamenting the cool reception he and Abby have received in Hubbardston and…

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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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August 9, 1850 In the Refuge of Oppression columns, there is a “precious morceau” from the New Lisbon (Ohio) Palladium.   “Abby Kelley Foster is again upon her stump, ministering to…

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