1. That slaveholding is, under all circumstances, a sin of10 the deepest dye, and ought immediately to be abandoned. 2. That the members of this League shall consist of all persons
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8 Lovett, in his Life and struggles (London, 1876), speaking of his new American acquaintances in 1846, says, p. 321: ‘During our friends' visit, I recall to memory a very delightful evening spent with them and other friends, at the house of Mr. J. H. Parry [Lib. 17: 51]. On that occasion we had not only a very interesting account of the anti-slavery movement and its prominent advocates in America, but our friend Douglass, who had a fine voice, sang a number of negro melodies, Mr. Garrison sang several anti-slavery pieces, and our grave friend, H. C. Wright, sang an old Indian war song. Other friends contributed to the amusement of the evening, and among them our friend Vincent sang “The Marseillaise.” ’ At Henry Vincent's home at Stoke Newington, Mr. Garrison spent a memorable day in company with Wright, Douglass, and James Haughton of Dublin—one of the staunchest and most influential Irish abolitionists (Lib. 16: 146).
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