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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 1: re-formation and Reanimation.—1841. (search)
ee days; but he forestalled fresh clerical misrepresentation of the Convention by moving a committee to prepare resolutions explanatory of its nature and doings, and these resolutions were from his pen. He also prevented any notice being taken, by way of reply, of a Sabbatarian letter from Clarkson, which Nathaniel Colver had craftily procured, and introduced at the earliest moment. The snare was too obviously meant—on the one hand for Mr. Garrison himself, on the other for the Lectures and Biog. Sketches, ed. 1884, p. 354. Convention, whose members sought, as Emerson well said, something better and more satisfying than a vote or a definition. This peculiar body met once more and finally on the Lib. 11.175, 178, 179. 26th, 27th, and 28th of October, 1841, taking for its last topic the Church. Various causes kept away its main clerical antagonists, but they were represented by Phelps, who found it as infidel as ever. Mr. Garrison's resolutions are all of the proceedings that ca
ine Gerry of Cambridge, m. 2 Oct. 1806. He grad. H. U. 1802. Ll.D. and attorney-general of Massachusetts. (See Drake's Biog. Dict. ) Averill, Selina A., of Charlestown, and Frederick A. Kendall, of Medford, m. 10 Sept. 1826. Avery, Joshua, , d. 7 Apr. 1863; also of Mrs. Lydia Maria Child, b. Medford 11 Feb. 1802, the celebrated author. —See Wyman, 374; Drake's Biog. Diet. See Paige, 551; Wyman, 374, and Brooks's Medford, 388-389, 513-14. 4. Lucy, of Medford, m. Edward Wilson of Camture; member Constitutional Convention, 1853; Author of Massachusetts in the Civil War, 2 vols. 8vo. 1868-71. See Drake's Biog. Diet. His friend, Mr. John B. Russell, contributes the following:— Gen. Wm. Schouler was born at Kilbrackan, Scotltiser and Evening Post, and d. Cincinnati, 22 Oct. 1845. Pub. Reminiscences of Last 65 Years,. 2 vols. 1840. See Drake's Biog. Diet. Joshua the f. was a Baptist here, 1787. He was brother of Dr. Isaiah Thomas, the celebrated printer.—See Lincoln'<
the southern promontory of Newfoundland. How zealous he was in selecting suitable emigrants; how earnest to promote habits of domestic order and economical industry; how lavishly he expended his estate in advancing the interests of his settlement on the rugged shores of Avalon, Whitbourne's Newfoundland, in the Cambridge library. Also Purchas, IV. 1882—1891; Collier on, Calvert; Fuller's Worthies of Yorkshire, 201, 202; Wood's Athenae Oxonienses, II. 522, 523; Lloyd's State Worthies, in Biog. Brit. article Calvert; Chalmers, 201—is related by those who have written of his life. He desired, as a founder of a colony, not present profit, but a reasonable expectation; and, perceiving the evils of a common stock, he cherished enterprise by leaving each one to enjoy the results of his own industry. But numerous difficulties prevented success in Newfoundland: parliament had ever asserted the freedom of the fisheries, Chalmers, 84. 100. 114. 115. 116. 130. which his grants tended t
's Pilgrims, IV. 1872. Charlevoix, i. 274. De Laet. 62 The marriage of Charles I. with Henrietta Maria 1625 May. promised between the rival claimants of the wilds of Acadia such friendly relations as would lead to a peaceful adjustment of jarring pretensions. Yet, even at that period, the claims of France were not recognized by England; and a new patent confirmed to July 12. Sir William Alexander all the prerogatives with which he had been lavishly invested, Hazard, i. 206, and ff. Biog. Brit. sub voce Alexander. with the right of creating an order of baronets. The sale of titles proved to the poet a lucrative traffic, and the project of a colony was abandoned. The citizens of a republic are so accustomed to see the legislation and the destinies of their country controlled only by public opinion, as formed and expressed in masses, that they can hardly believe the extent in which the fortunes of European nations have, at least for a short season, been moulded by the capr
for public purposes, Of a previous Letter Whately writes, I have not been wanting to signify through proper channels, &c. &c. Whately to Hutchinson, London, 11 Feb. 1769. and communicated to Grenville Compare for example, Whately to Grenville, 3 Dec. 1769. Another Correspondent, the same gentleman, one of whose letters I lately sent you, &c. &c. The gentleman was Hutchinson. This confirms Almon's statement. himself, to Temple, Almon's Biographical anecdotes of Eminent Men; II. 105. Biog. Of Thomas Whately. Mr. Whately showed them to Mr. Grenville, who showed them to Lord Temple, and they were seen by other gentlemen. This refers to the very letter of Hutchinson above cited. Almon is good authority for what relates to Temple. and to others,—he declared that measures which he could not think of without pain were necessary for the peace and good of the Colony. There must be, said he, an abridgment of what are called English Liberties. The Letters of Gov. Hutchinson and L