P. Rogers, President Storrs, Beriah Green, William Goodell, Joshua Leavitt, Amos A. Phelps, dropped the Colonization Society,
Not all those mentioned by Mr. Wright waited for the publication of the Thoughts to discontinue their support of the Society.
See, for Arthur Tappan, ante, p. 261, and particularly Lib. 3.55, where Mr. Tappan, after stating that the first thing which shook his confidence in the Society was the fact that ardent spirits were allowed to be sold at the colony (compare Niles' Register, 47.73), goes on to acknowledge the influence of the arguments of that most distinguished and fearless philanthropist, W. L. Garrison, in the Liberator, in convincing him of the single motive of the Society—to get rid of the free colored people.
Immediately on receiving the Thoughts he wrote to the author (Ms.
June 30. 1832): I have read your pamphlet with much satisfaction. . . . I wish it could be extensively read, but it will take a long time to get into circulation through th