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4 “Right and Wrong among the Abolitionists of the United States: or, the Objects, Principles, and Measures of the Original American A. S. Society Unchanged. By John A. Collins, Representative of the A. A. S. S. Glasgow: Geo. Gallie, 1841” (Lib. 11: 77, 138). This was begun, with the aid of Elizabeth Pease, in the latter part of January, and was out by the third week in March (Mss. Feb. 2, 1841, E. Pease to W. L. G., and Mar. 24, to Collins).
5 July 4, 1841.
9 In the evening there was a collation given by the colored people. ‘Garrison,’ wrote Wendell Phillips to Elizabeth Pease (Ms. Aug. 26, 1841), ‘was in fine vein-witty and fluent; his wife's eyes worth a queen's dowry. Miss Southwick and I were tied to a Haytian to speak bad French to him, as he could talk only [to] two beside ourselves. Bradburn and W. L. G. brightened each other by their retorts. Said Himes, alluding modestly to his wish to be always acting, though only effecting a little, “ I am but a cipher, but I keep always on the slate.” “ Yes,” said W. L. G., “ and always on the right side.” [S. J.] May, whose extra care to be candid led some new-organized ones to fancy he was going to join them, took occasion to explain his position. Said he: “One asked me the other day if I was going to Chardon-St. Chapel [i. e., to the reception to Phillips and Collins]. —Yes.—Why, Mr. May, I heard you were leaving the old party.—Who told you so?—Many people.—Well,” said Samuel, “ when I am going to be myself the first to tell it. When I leave W. L. G., I'll tell him so first.” Good, was it not? You'd say so if you had seen the noble, calm, wholesouled speaker.’
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