Twentieth year after October, ’35 mob action

October 26, 1855

An account of the event which on the anniversary of the ’35 event when Garrison was almost lynched, and members of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, were forced to leave the building and hold their annual meeting elsewhere. Included among the speakers at this event was Wendell Phillips. “At this hour twenty years ago, I was outside, down in the street, and among the rioters, though not of them. I thank God that I am inside now.”… “Up to that time I had paid no particular attention to Anti-Slavery, and I knew nothing of the meeting, until, accidentally going that way, I found the mob.” ..I have to thank the anti-slavery women for the lesson they taught me…”