In an editorial on ‘The Time for National Deliverance,’2 he said, with all the emphasis of italics, to President Lincoln and his Cabinet advisers: ‘To refuse to deliver those captive millions who are now legally in your power, is tantamount to the crime of their original enslavement; and their blood shall a righteous God require at your hands. Put the trump of jubilee to your lips!’ In October Mr. Garrison visited Pennsylvania to attend the annual meeting of the State Anti-Slavery Society at3 West Chester, and wrote the ‘Statement of Principles’4 there adopted—a succinct exposition of the position held by the Society and by the abolitionists at large, with a final word for Mr. Lincoln again. On his way to West Chester, he tarried for a day or two in New York, where a brilliant evening reception was given him at a friend's5 house, and he “appeared in greatly improved health, full of a fine animation, exhibiting (as everywhere) his characteristic mirthfulness and seriousness,” A. S. Standard, Oct. 26, Lib. 31.174. and made ‘a happy ’
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