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Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist, Chapter 1: the father of the man. (search)
f his wife and family and the legal and moral responsibilities of husband and father. Bitter days now followed and Fanny Garrison became acquainted with grief and want. She had the mouths of three children to fill — the youngest an infant at her o Lynn, and he, wee mite of a man, remaining in Newburyport. It was during the War of 1812, and pinching times, when Fanny Garrison was at her wit's end to keep the wolf from devouring her three little ones and herself into the bargain. With what tainly not lacking in the bump of approbativeness, or the quality of self-assertiveness. The quick mother instinct of Fanny Garrison took alarm at the tone of her boy's letter. Possibly there was something in Lloyd's florid sentences, in his facilithe calls the Free Press. The paper was independent in politics and proved worthy of its name during the six months that Garrison sat in the managerial chair. Here is the tone which the initial number of the paper holds to the public: As to the poli
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist, Chapter 2: the man hears a voice: Samuel, Samuel! (search)
t Lundy. This meeting of the two men, was to Garrison what the fourth call of God was to Samuel, thy to expose to them the barbarism of slavery, Garrison sat in the room, and as Lundy himself recordamper to his feelings. There is no doubt that Garrison was one of the very few present, who were forcond visit in July, 1828, where again he met Garrison. His experience with the ministers did not dnization Society as an abolition instrument. Garrison was present, and treasured up in his heart thn hope of the Abolition movement. Trained as Garrison was in the orthodox creed and sound in that c second meeting of the friends of the slave. Garrison was one of the twenty gentlemen who were appoptly and powerfully as shall shortly appear. Garrison had gone to Bennington to edit the Journal ofgitation of the slavery question in Congress, Garrison was unconsciously preparing a countercheck byd by Lundy. To reassure his doubting leader, Garrison took upon himself publicly a vow of perpetual[16 more...]
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist, Chapter 3: the man begins his ministry. (search)
s his ministry. Some time in August, 1829, Garrison landed in Baltimore, and began with Lundy themasculate itself of its most virile quality. Garrison, consequently rejected gradualism as a weapon their settlement in that country. So he and Garrison advertised this fact in the Genius, but they no new horror to Lundy, but it was doubtless Garrison's first lesson in that line, and it sank manytention upon particular words and sentences, Garrison made skillful use of in his articles — from t, 1830. On the first day of March following, Garrison was tried. He was ably and eloquently defendearly one hundred dollars. The fine and costs Garrison could not pay, and he was therefore committedhey seem to be enamored with amalgamation, Garrison's pen was particularly busy during the term o have. The prosecution and imprisonment of Garrison was without doubt designed to terrorize him ieckoned without a knowledge of their victim. Garrison had the martyr's temperament and invincibilit[7 more...]
voted Baptist, 1.24, 27, lodges Abijah and Fanny Garrison, 24, 60, kindness to the latter, 26, lettearrison, meaning of name in French, 1.288. Garrison, Abijah [b. Jemseg, N. B., June 18, 1773], sobrother Joseph, 1.23, cousin Joanna, 1.24. Garrison, Andrew [1805-1850], 1.11. Garrison, Caroler Lloyd, 1.40; from her mother, 1.39. Garrison, Fanny. See Lloyd, Frances Maria. Garrison, G, 362, 381, 385, 395.—See Helen E. Benson. Garrison, James Holley [b. St. John, N. B., July 10, 1ers from his mother, 1.35, G., 2.362, 413. Garrison, Joseph [b. Aug. 14, 1734; d. Jemseg, N. B., , 10, 11, children, 12, 18, 19.— Father of Garrison, Joseph [1769-1819], 1.12.—Letter from Abijah G., 1.23. Garrison, Nathan [1778-1817], 1.12, 18, 19. Garrison, Silas [1780-1849], 1.12, 18. Garrison, Silas [1780-1849], 1.12, 18. Garrison, Wendell Phillips [b. 1840], birth, 2.385, naming, 386, 413. Garrison, William [1783-Garrison, William [1783-1837], 1.12; describes Palmer characteristics, 11.—Letters to Andrew G., 1.11; from Abijah G., 1.23.[7 more.
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 1: Ancestry.—1764-1805. (search)
not know what to write but my affection is not Lesened towards you. My heart overwhelms with Gratitude and Love, and a tenderness awakes in my Breast of filial Joy while writing to you. May God bless you in all things temporal and spiritual. Fanny Garrison. The chance which preserved this document could hardly have been improved upon by choice, if it had been designed to exhibit on the one hand Abijah's native gift of literary expression, his liveliness as a correspondent—so different froof the thirty days drought in July and August. On the 10th of December, The town records say the 12th. in a little frame house, still standing on School Street, between the First Presbyterian Church, in which Whitefield's remains are interred, and the house in which the great preacher died,—and so in the very bosom of orthodoxy,—a man-child was born to Abijah and Fanny Lib. 4.15. Garrison, and called, after an uncle who subsequently lost his life in Boston harbor, William Lloyd Garr
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 2: Boyhood.—1805-1818. (search)
r husband. who was a captain in the coasting trade; and of them Abijah and Fanny Garrison hired a few rooms soon after their arrival in Newburyport. A strong friendxuberant health that she was wont to say that only a cannon-ball could kill Fanny Garrison; but though she resolutely set about the task of maintaining herself and hehad a roof to cover her they should share it. When circumstances permitted, Mrs. Garrison took up the calling of a monthly nurse, and during her necessary occasionalact is recorded in the common-place book of Wendell Phillips, as told him by Mr. Garrison in Nov., 47, once when his boys had a molasses scrape. So Luther sang at dore, and he took with him a number of skilled workmen, with their families. Mrs. Garrison, who was known and beloved by them all, accepted an invitation to accompanys abandoned after a few months, Mr. Newhall and his men returning to Lynn. Mrs. Garrison remained to take up the work of nursing again, and speedily won friends and
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 2: the Irish address.—1842. (search)
mounted his horse for the homeward journey, and, fastening a rope to James's Cf. ante, 1.270. body, forced him to keep up on foot. A second flogging, on shipboard at Savannah, nearly finished the boy, and when his lacerated back was viewed by the Mayor and other white men, they were shocked at a sight which no negro had ever afforded them. To save his neck, Sisson and his wife had to nurse James as if he were their darling. The worst details of these barbarities were concealed from Fanny Garrison while she lived, by her wayward son. Before he had become a sailor, and even while living near his mother in Baltimore (the noblest of mothers, he thought her), she had lost the run of him, and was heart-broken when she learned that he kept away from her, who would have done anything to redeem him. At last I crawled into her presence like one who had committed murder and was afraid of every one he met. We went into a room by ourselves, and Mother, falling on her knees, poured forth her s