The committee appointed to take into consideration the propriety of forming a Western N.Y. Anti-Slavery Society, submitted the following resolution: …………………….  A committee consisting of J.A. Collins, Lewis Burtiss, Cyrus…

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Woman’s Rights. – Major Tochman, the Polish exile, in a recent lecture, said, ‘during the war with Russia, even the Polish women engaged in raising forces, and taking command of…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

All seven of the Garrison children were named for Abolitionists.  The first, born in 1836, was named for the English abolitionist, George Thompson, whom Garrison met on his 1833 trip…

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In the August 10, 1833 issue of the Liberator, the editor announces the publication of Lydia Maria Child’s Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans. Child, a…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

At a Garrison Memorial Meeting, in the 15th Street Presbyterian Church, Washington,D.C., on June 2, 1879, Douglass was one of the speakers.  Robert Purvis, long-time friend of Garrison, led the…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

In the March 17, 1843 Liberator, Garrison comments on the fact that in state Convention, the Whigs of Virginia have declared their preference for Henry Clay for the Presidency.  “This…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

“The transition from the Presidential chair to the grave has been swift and startling.  Neither humanity, nor justice, nor liberty, has any cause to deplore the event.  He probably died…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

“Yesterday, (July 4,1836) the people of this vain and vaunting county perjured themselves afresh, in the presence of the world, by calling God to witness that they are a free…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

In February of 1851 Garrison, in the Liberator, urges readers to sign petitions asking that enrollment in the Schools of Theology, Medicine, Law, and Science, be open “to all persons,…

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In July, 1852, the Liberator, includes 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…

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Early in Garrison’s  abolition life, Samuel May,  friend and mentor, expressed concern that Garrison  needs to “soften his language” and style of speaking.  Garrison says he will do so only…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

January 1, 1869  “The confidence of the nation in the integrity, good sense, modesty, soundness of judgment, clear discrimination, executive ability, and peaceable and just administration of General Grant is…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

Garrison writing to La Roy Sunderland, September 8, 1831:  “I do not justify the slaves in their rebellion; yet I do not condemn them, and applaud similar conduct in white…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

Moses Brown was one of the famous family involved in the founding of Brown University, remembered for involvement in the slave trade.   He was clearly the Abolitionist among the…

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During his 1833 visit to England, Garrison met William Wilberforce, the great abolitionist leader in Parliament.   He visited Wilberforce just briefly prior to his death, and then actually attended…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

An Epistle appears in the paper, with a warning for Garrison.  It professes to be from a Bostonian, who calls Garrison a “damned rascal”, and warns that his paper is…

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In March, 1836, Garrison says he cannot attend a meeting of the Vermont Anti-Slavery Society, but he commends them with these words:  “Henceforth when the American oppressor attempts to convince…

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-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines

-William Lloyd Garrison's Best Lines & Headlines