ecause its President, Agent, and Committee are all turned politicians, and the people are determined not to be gulled into a political party.
It is evident that the Committee, H. B. Stanton, Birney and others in New York are determined to organize a great political party, to regenerate the Government.
They made the first onset upon Massachusetts.
Defeated there, they formed a political party there—Abolition Society. Then they got up the Albany Convention.
Defeated there, the meeting at Cleveland
Ante, pp. 307, 314. was called.
Defeated there, they have made an onset on Western New York,
Witness the West Bloomfield convention ending Feb. 6, 1840, the Waterloo convention, on Feb. 24, and some dozen minor county conventions, like this at Cato, in the interval (Lib. 10: 29). and are determined to convert this State Society into a political party, or have a New Organization here.
They are determined to make a desperate push at the Anniversary in May.
If they cannot convert the