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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 1: re-formation and Reanimation.—1841. (search)
ed by the chief actor in them. This was Frederick S. J. May's Recollections, p. 292. Douglass of New Bedford, formerly a Maryland slave, and only for three years a freeman by virtue of being a fugitive. His extraordinary oratorical powers were hardly suspected by himself, and he had never addressed any but his own color when he was induced to narrate his experiences at Nantucket. It was, he says, with the utmost difficulty that I could Life of F. Douglass, ed. 1882, p. 216; Cf. Anna Gardner's Harvest Gleanings, pp. 17-19. stand erect, or that I could command and articulate two words without hesitation and stammering. I trembled in every limb. Lib. 15.75. I am not sure that my embarrassment was not the most effective part of my speech, if speech it could be called. At any rate, this is about the only part of my performance that I now distinctly remember. The audience sympathized with me at once, and, from having been remarkably quiet, became much excited. Mr. Garrison f
; in Lunenburg, Ebenezer, b. 8 June 1769; Phineas Brown, b. 1 Nov. 1770; Elizabeth, b. 4 July 1772, m. John Royal Barlow 6 Sept. 1792, and d. 30 Sept. 1850; Stephen, b. 23 June 1774, fell from mast-head and was killed 25 Dec. 1796; in Cambridge, Washington, b. 26 Aug. 1777, supposed to have perished in the Richmond Theatre conflagration 1811; another account says I lost at sea; Eleanor Dana, b. 23 Feb. 1779, m. Rev. Abisha Sampson, and d. at Harvard 15 Feb. 1813; John, b. 23 Jan. 1781, m. Anna Gardner of Brookline, had son John G. Hovey, and d. 11 Dec. 1853; Sarah, b. 26 Sept. 1782, m. Washington Lee, and d. 7 Jan. 1862; Ann, b. 3 Sept. 1784, m. Ephraim Chamberlain; William, b. 4 Aug. 1786;, d. May 1790; Susan Soden, b. 9 Ap. 1791, m. Elisha Brimball, and d. 9 Feb. 1824. Thomas the f. was a currier, and resided successively in Cambridge (Brighton), Roxbury, Lunenburg, and Cambridge. He served in the Revolutionary War, and was styled Major in the record of his election as Deacon of th
; in Lunenburg, Ebenezer, b. 8 June 1769; Phineas Brown, b. 1 Nov. 1770; Elizabeth, b. 4 July 1772, m. John Royal Barlow 6 Sept. 1792, and d. 30 Sept. 1850; Stephen, b. 23 June 1774, fell from mast-head and was killed 25 Dec. 1796; in Cambridge, Washington, b. 26 Aug. 1777, supposed to have perished in the Richmond Theatre conflagration 1811; another account says I lost at sea; Eleanor Dana, b. 23 Feb. 1779, m. Rev. Abisha Sampson, and d. at Harvard 15 Feb. 1813; John, b. 23 Jan. 1781, m. Anna Gardner of Brookline, had son John G. Hovey, and d. 11 Dec. 1853; Sarah, b. 26 Sept. 1782, m. Washington Lee, and d. 7 Jan. 1862; Ann, b. 3 Sept. 1784, m. Ephraim Chamberlain; William, b. 4 Aug. 1786;, d. May 1790; Susan Soden, b. 9 Ap. 1791, m. Elisha Brimball, and d. 9 Feb. 1824. Thomas the f. was a currier, and resided successively in Cambridge (Brighton), Roxbury, Lunenburg, and Cambridge. He served in the Revolutionary War, and was styled Major in the record of his election as Deacon of th