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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 8: the Anti-Sabbath Convention.—1848. (search)
the water-cure. At Bensonville, near Northampton, Mass., the seat of the lately defunct Community of which George W. Benson had been a leading spirit, Ante, pp. 81, 83. and still his home, a hydropathic establishment had been instituted by David Ruggles, a colored man of remarkable strength of character, who had lost his sight in the Lib. 19.202. service of the Underground Railroad,—i. e., in sheltering fugitive slaves and speeding them on their way. Thus, as secretary of the New York Vigilance Committee, he received Frederick Douglass and determined his destination ( Life of Douglass, ed. 1882, p. 205.) In December, 1847, Dr. Ruggles, hearing of his relapse, had Ms. Dec. 6, 1847. offered Mr. Garrison gratuitous treatment; but not until the following July did the patient present himself. July 17, 1848. Edmund Quincy, with inexhaustible self-abnegation, again granted this release to his friend by assuming the Lib. 18.110. conduct of the Liberator, while Francis Jackson and W
t, any more than of recapturing Port Royal or Fernandina. It appears from the Confederate correspondence in Official War Records that there were from time to time propositions of this kind from hot-headed officers, as Gens. John M. Huger and David Ruggles, but that these were uniformly repressed by General Beauregard on the simple ground that the gunboats made it absolutely impossible. So long as the enemy has command of the river with his gunboats, the recovery of New Orleans must depend upoaken first! Meanwhile, he adds, a proper organization of our State forces can keep the enemy within the limits of this desirable end. Official War Records, XV, 794. The correspondence of the Confederate War Department with both Beauregard and Ruggles seems to imply that they kept thoroughly within this last reasonable view. Official War Records, XV, 792, 793, 799, 806, 807, 817, 840. On land they had every advantage; within the fire of the gunboats they were powerless. Their recapture of
13 Rosser, T. L., 130 Rossiter, S. H., 494 Roth, Albert, 477 Roth, C. L., 413 Rothwell, J. H., 413 Roundy, G. P., 413 Rouse, Albert, 194 Rover, T., 546 Rowe, Asa, 546 Rowe, C. E., 543, 546 Rowe, Harrison, 438 Rowe, Hiram, 97, 478 Rowe, J. F., 20 Rowe, John, 546 Rowe, Richard, 546 Rowell, C. G., 212 Rowland, Joseph, 413 Rowland, Miles, 546 Rowley, C. A., 546 Rowley, J. R., 413 Roy, B. F., 546 Royn, John, 546 Ruby, G. C., 79, 413 Rudd, J. B., 413 Ruger, Thomas, 96 Ruggles, David, 58 Ruggles, W. P., 413 Ruhling, F. R., 413 Rundlett, E. S., 478 Rush, A. C., 413 Russel, C. J., 83, 86, 413 Russell, A. L., 413 Russell, A. H., 413 Russell, B. W., 413, 546 Russell, C. G., 100, 413 Russell, C. W., 413 Russell, Charles, 478 Russell, D. A., 104, 110, 119, 209 Russell, E. K., 185 Russell, F. G., 546 Russell, F. S., 494 Russell, H. S., 69, 166 Russell, Henry, 478 Russell, J. F., 478 Russell, J. R., 546 Russell, J. M., 413 Russell, W. D., 413 Russell, W
Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life, The two young offenders. (search)
n the second place, Mr. Darg had subjected Barney Corse to a great deal of trouble and expense; and Friend Hopper thought it no more than fair that expenses caused by his own treachery should be paid from his own pocket. In the third place, David Ruggles, a worthy colored man, no way implicated in the transaction, had been arrested, and was likely to be involved in expense. In the fourth place, the police officers, who advised the arrest of Barney Corse, made themselves very conspicuous in tuch effect on the court and a large number of spectators. He certainly needed no counsel to aid him. The court ordered a nolle prosequi to be entered, and the defendants were all discharged. The suit for the reward proceeded no further. David Ruggles had been early discharged, and the whole case had been completely before the public in pamphlet form; therefore the principal objects for urging it no longer existed. Though the friends of human freedom made reasonable allowance for a man