Mr. Garrison and the Liberator

December 1, 1865

The edition, in the last week of the year, brings an article by Edmund Quincy, written in tribute to Garrison.  “We apprehend that there I no living public man for whom there is felt so sincere and so general a respect.  This is largely and justly owing to his sagacious and statesmanlike conduct during the last five years.  He saw the end from the beginning with a clearness of vision vouchsafed to few of us. He was considerate of difficulties and patient of mistakes, through his discerning of spirits, in circumstances which made many of us almost despair….the name of Garrison can never be separated from that which has struck the chains of slavery from the whites as well as the blacks of America….”