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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 4: Pennsylvania Hall.—the non-resistance society.—1838. (search)
scussing either the right of selfdefence or the support of civil government. Hence, said the editor of the Liberator, his excellent sentiments Lib. 8.27. would not avail much, or produce a lasting impression. As for the American Peace Society, enrolling upon its list of members not converted but belligerous commanders-in-chief, generals, colonels, majors, corporals and all, Mr. Garrison found it radically defective in principle, and based upon the sand. And he gave notice, as early as August, 1837: I hope to be more deeply Lib. 7.146. engaged in the cause of Peace by and by than I can at present; and unless they alter their present course, the first thing I shall do will be to serve our Peace Societies as I have done the Colonization Societies. On May 30, 1838, at a meeting of friends of peace Lib. 8.111. in Boston, William Ladd being in the chair, a committee was appointed to call a convention in that city for the purpose of having a free and full discussion of the principles