embraced the central and eastern parts of Massachusetts, the northern part of Rhode Island, and Maine from Portland to Bangor—the last a region wholly new to him. In a series of letters to the Liberhat caricatures have they not drawn, what calumnies have they not industriously propagated, from Maine to Missouri, respecting my motives and principles! . . . Such phrases as these—the madman Garrisresence, a lawyer of the highest standing, and one of the pillars of the Colonization Society in Maine.
He had been induced to listen to Mr. Garrison's discourse on the subject from the Rev. Dr. Nicf the College, the Rev. Jeremiah Chaplin,
Formerly of Danvers, Mass. (See vol.
Maine Hist. Soc., p. 178.) Mr. Chaplin's wife, Eunice Stickney, was a distant relative of Mr. Garrisonather of the poet, who had been a delegate to the Hartford Convention, and a Representative from Maine in the 18th Congress (1823-25); and to Simon Greenleaf, the eminent jurist, shortly to be law pr