ter opposition of the Border States, but to the timidity of the Republicans of Massachusetts, who declined, at their State Convention in October, to respond to Mr.
Oct. 1. Sumner's eloquent address to them and to pass resolutions approving his utterances in favor of emancipation.
The Republican press of Boston, too, poured contemur hands.
Put the trump of jubilee to your lips!
In October Mr. Garrison visited Pennsylvania to attend the annual meeting of the State Anti-Slavery Society at
Oct. 24, 25. West Chester, and wrote the Statement of Principles
Lib. 34.175. there adopted—a succinct exposition of the position held by the Society and by the abolitl word for Mr. Lincoln again.
On his way to West Chester, he tarried for a day or two in New York, where a brilliant evening reception was given him at a friend's
Oct. 21. house, and he appeared in greatly improved health, full of a fine animation, exhibiting (as everywhere) his characteristic mirthfulness and seriousness, A. S.