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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 7: the World's Convention.—1840. (search)
been. . . . They professed to act on principles of universality, and were about to commence their proceedings by disfranchising one-half of creation. Women were as well qualified as men to understand and guard everything connected with Christianity. Had the Convention sat in Virginia, it would have been said that they had no right to set themselves in opposition to the prejudices and customs of society in putting down slavery. Great confusion followed this home-thrust, whereupon the Rev. Alexander Harvey, of Glasgow, rose and professed great respect for women—within their sphere. He thought, and conscientiously believed, that if he gave his vote for admitting females to vote and speak in such an assembly as the present, he should be acting in opposition to what he considered the word of God. Cheers and more confusion ensued. Another clergyman, the Rev. John Angell James, of Birmingham, thought the question prejudicial to the cause. It was new in England and unsettled in Americ
ry [1773-1841], proslavery, 2.414; election opposed by Lib., 81, 333, 349, Webster preferred by G., 82; nominated for President, 434; carries away Whig abolitionists, 415, 428, 436, elected, 428. Hartford (Conn.), negro pew, 1.253. Harvey, Alexander, Rev., 2.371. Harvey, Jonathan [1780-1859], 1.111. Hathaway, Joseph C., 2.309. Hawes, Albert G. [d. 1849], gag-rule, 2.127. Hawes, Joel, Rev. [1789-1867], 2.63. Hawley, Silas, Rev., 2.427. Haydon, Benjamin Robert [1786-1846], paints Harvey, Jonathan [1780-1859], 1.111. Hathaway, Joseph C., 2.309. Hawes, Albert G. [d. 1849], gag-rule, 2.127. Hawes, Joel, Rev. [1789-1867], 2.63. Hawley, Silas, Rev., 2.427. Haydon, Benjamin Robert [1786-1846], paints World's Convention, 2.387, tests his sitters, 389.—Letters to G., 2.389, 390. Hayes, Joseph K., 2.20. Hayne, Robert Young [1791-1840], debate on nullification with Webster, 1.55; appeal to Mayor Otis against Lib., 242, 246, helps rifle the mail at Charleston, 488. Hayti, Lundy's attempts at colonization, 1.123, 141, 146; South will not recognize independence, 2.248. Hebard, Capt., 1.379. Hedge, Frederick Henry, Rev. [b. 1805], 1.463. Heine, Heinrich [1799-1856], 1.254. Hemans, F