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1 Among the former, John Needles, who subsequently attained a ripe age and lived to see slavery abolished, was one of the truest and most devoted; while among the latter were William Watkins (probably the ‘Colored Baltimorean’ subsequently referred to), Jacob Greener, and his sons Richard W. and Jacob C. Greener. Jacob Greener was earnestly opposed to the Colonization Society. His sons were afterwards the Baltimore agents of the Liberator. A grandson, Prof. Richard T. Greener, was the first colored graduate of Harvard University (Class of 1870).
2 She died Nov. 2, 1834, in her twenty-seventh year, while residing with her brother in Michigan. Her literary productions were subsequently published in a volume for which Mr. Lundy wrote the introductory memoir (Philadelphia, 1836). Mr. Garrison's tribute to her memory, after visiting her grave in 1853, will be found in Lib. 23.190. He declared her ‘worthy to be associated with Elizabeth Heyrick of England,’ and she certainly deserves to be known and honored as the first American woman who devoted her time and talents to the cause of the slave.
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