plaint was made of the presence in the schools of children with colored blood, he protested that there was no objection to such association.
He recorded himself against the law which prohibited the intermarriage of the two races.
He saluted colored persons on the street with his customary bow, and made special efforts in behalf of prisoners of this class, to enable them to procure the witnesses for their defence.
He wrote in the album of the daughter of his friend, Colonel Josiah H. Vose, Cowper's familiar lines, beginning with,—
I would not have a slave to till my ground.
At one time he wrote: The South will say, in less than one hundred years, Who shall deliver us from the body of this death?
His memorandum-books contain numerous passages showing his sympathy with the antislavery movement.
At one time he recorded his conviction that Congress ought to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia.
He denounced the proslavery riots which took place in Boston, New York, P