s, and the audience included Dr. Lyman Beecher, Rev. Ezra S. Gannett, Deacon Moses Grant, and John Tappan (a brother of Arthur）—the last two, well-known and respected merchants; Rev. Samuel J. May, then settled as a Unitarian minister at Brooklyn, Connecticut, and the only one of the denomination in that State; his cousin, Samuel E. Sewall, a young Boston lawyer; and his brother-in-law, A. Bronson Alcott.
It was natural that Mr. Sewall should find himself in sympathy with Mr. Garrison.
His that he read the fifty-eighth chapter of Isaiah in his morning service.
Five years later he was interested in the Rev. John Rankin's Letters on slavery, and when Lundy made his second visit to New England, in June, 1828, he was welcomed to Brooklyn, Conn., by Mr. May, and held a large meeting in the latter's church.
(See Memoir of Samuel Joseph May, pp. 139, 140.)Mr. May has thus described the occasion:
Presently the young man arose, modestly, but with an air
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