September 22, 1865 The editor calls attention to an article from The Nation, and speeches by Charles Sumner and Gerrit Smith, which appear in this edition. Comments on Smith’s speech…

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1865 Smith, Gerrit Sumner, Charles

August 12, 1864 The letter is addressed to Garrison, as “My Dear Friend”.  Smith fears that, because of its support of Lincoln, some of its old patrons are giving up…

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1864 Smith, Gerrit

March 21, 1862 A long speech, given by Smith at the Smithsonian  Institute.  The final sentences provide a call for action:  “The question is no longer whether slavery shall die. …

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1862 Smith, Gerrit

November 15, 1861 A speech, delivered by Smith, at Rev. Dr. Cheever’s church, in New York, fills over two columns here.  The theme is clear.  “AS GOD LIVES AND REIGNS,…

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1861 Smith, Gerrit

November 18, 1859 From the Utica Herald comes notice that Smith is an inmate of the New York State Lunatic Asylum, “where it has been found necessary to place him…

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1859 Smith, Gerrit

August  8, 1856 A speech by Smith, at the Kansas Convention, in Buffalo.  In it, Smith urges a mustering of arms to confront the situation in Kansas, where the Government…

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1856 Kansas Smith, Gerrit

March 14, 1856 A letter from Smith, addressed to “George”, who is fourteen years old, and Smith has seen him smoking.  A strong remonstrance that George is poisoning both body…

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1856 Smith, Gerrit

October 6, 1854 This account tells of the meeting of the Liberty party, indicating that attendance was small, unenthusiastic, “proceedings not animated”, etc and then tells of subsequent meetings of…

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July 7, 1854 Dated Washington, D.C., June 27, 1854, addressed “To my Constituents”, Smith announces his “purpose to resign my seat in Congress at the close of the present session.”

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January 6, 1854 Smith’s speech in the House, December 20, 1853, is included in this edition. There is also a column of comment by the editor.  “It is greatly to…

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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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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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August 9, 1850 Under the title Liberty – Equality – Fraternity!!!  signed by Smith, from the New York State Vigilance Committee, is a call for persons who have escaped from…

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July 19, 1850 An item titled, Characteristic Kindness, tells of Robert Edmond, who, in 1848 was tarred and feathered in So. Carolina for teaching a slave to read.  A letter…

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1838 Smith, Gerrit

1835 Colonization, Anti-colonization Smith, Gerrit