Mr. Garrison was already implicated in the painful controversy between the New Hampshire Society and his dear friend Rogers, whose sensitive nature he understood but too well. He had, on occasion of French's stopping the Herald of Freedom, in June, without warning to the1 Society of which it was at once the property and the organ,2 urgently bespoken for it the needed support, praising with his customary heartiness Rogers's editorial ability, and3 was rejoiced to announce at the same time that the resumption of publication was ensured. A few weeks later, however, he felt compelled to notice Rogers's4 extraordinary comments on a meeting of the New Hampshire Society, at which the regular choice of officers was complained of by the ‘no-organization’ editor as business interrupting the current of anti-slavery discussion. With brotherly frankness, Mr. Garrison showed the impropriety5 of opposition in the Society's own paper to the steps
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