the continuance of the Liberator. The extraordinary purchase of so large a number of copies of our Thoughts in Philadelphia as has been ordered by our friends Cassey, Forten, and 1 yourself, has given us material assistance; and the response in other places is beginning to come back in a very encouraging manner.
The entire edition will probably soon be taken up, the distribution of which, I am confident, will, more than anything else, put an end to the Colonization mania.
You will please to convey to your noble father-in-law, for me and my2 partner, all that hearts filled with gratitude, and keenly susceptible, may be supposed to utter.3
Similar details are contained in a letter of the same4
date addressed to George W. Benson
, of Providence
, who, together with his brother and other friends, had in response to the Circular ordered two hundred copies of the Thoughts
I am sure it will give you true satisfaction to be informed that the prospects of the Liberator, which, three weeks ago, were dark and discouraging, are now bright and cheering!
The appeal which we put forth to our friends, in various places, has been answered in a manner that shows a deep attachment for the Liberator.5 . . . The distribution of these [remaining]