Criticism of Garrison

From Samuel H. Peckham, Haverhill, Mass,  Sept 7:  “It is painful to say these things of one whose general doctrines upon  slavery I believe to be correct; but the good of the cause requires it.  If Mr. G is not too self-conceited to see his errors, nor too elated with pride to confess them, he owes humble concessions to an injured public, and to many abused individuals, for the course he has pursued.  And if such concessions are not made, and his course essentially altered, I do hope immediate measures will be taken by pious abolitionists to separate themselves entirely from his paper, and his influence, and form an association, into which his peculiar spirit never will be infused.  “