1, to W. L. G. Nantucket flatly proclaimed the anti-slavery organization the greatest hindrance to the anti-slavery enterprise, because of its sectarianism, and hence called on abolitionists to shake the dust from their feet against it when they called upon others to leave church organizations.
N. H. Whiting of Marshfield wrote to Mr. Chace on Aug. 29, 1841: Old and new organization are alike beneath my feet now (Lib. 11: 199).
George Bradburn wrote to Francis Jackson on June 1,
Ms. 1841: William Chace has gone to tilling the soil, deeming it a crime against God to get a living in any other way!
This seems not less strange than his condemnation of associations.
Plain Speaker, 1.23. Chace had, however, a partner in
Ms. Aug. 15, 1841, G. W. Benson to W. L. G. husbandry, Christopher A. Greene, with whom he lived in a sort of community; and notable in this very year were the attempts—in advance of the great wave of Fourierism—to reconcile individualism with associ
born at the mouth,
Rogers's Writings, p. 158. and the elder near the sources, of that noble river—thus native to both of them.
Mr. Garrison, on his part, fully responded to an invitation which was to gratify also his keen admiration for natural scenery.
This (in the main) pleasure excursion was the first ever undertaken by Mr. Garrison in his own country, and it made a lasting impression upon his memory.
It began at Concord, N. H., on August 23, and ended at Conway on August 30; and in that time the Merrimac was ascended to the Franconia Notch, Littleton was visited, Mt. Washington ascended from Fabyan's, and the return made by way of the Crawford Notch.
Rogers, in the Herald of
Rogers's Writings, pp. 156, 193. Freedom, was the willing and graphic chronicler of the week's jaunt, which was put to anti-slavery account by
Cf. Lib. 11: 147, 167. holding meetings along the route, with little aid and much obstruction from the clergy.
In Rogers's native town of Plym