Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Harriet Beecher Stowe” in chapter 2 of John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights:
It had an efficient force of men and women engaged in canvassing as lecturers and stump orators.
It had well managed newspapers, and the ablest pens in the country — not excepting Harriet Beecher Stowe 's — were in its service.
All this, it is hardly necessary to say, was attractive to people without political homes.
The Abolitionists offered them not only shelter but the prospect of meat ...
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