Lib. 20.191, 202. arraigned, found his excuse satisfactory.
The meeting was finally turned out of doors by the police, but the reception was adjourned to Worcester, and
Lib. 20.190, 193, 197. was supplemented by a second, at which the Mayor of that
Henry Chapin. city presided in his unofficial capacity.
In other Massachueat of assassination pencilled on the margin
Lib. 20.194. of the copy sent him,—Keep a sharp lookout for Colt's revolver,—Mr. Thompson felicitously responded at Worcester: Those who plead for the American slave are under the protection of Him who hath said: No weapon formed against you shall prosper.
Isa. 54.17. But Mr. Garrisonhad illustrated in the most signal manner both the intellectual and the political capacity of her sex, penned the letter just quoted on the day of the opening at Worcester of the first Woman's Rights
Lib. 20.142, 175, 181. Convention in Massachusetts. Mr. Garrison had attended in June a preliminary meeting, in Boston, at which he
o apply to the South at large, as the size of gangs increased going Gulfward (Lib. 20: 38). In a speech delivered in 1844, Cassius Clay said, 31,495 only [of the then population of Kentucky] the Auditor's books show to be slaveholders (Ms.
June 11, 1888, C. M. Clay to Gen. Fayette Hewitt, Auditor of Kentucky; and see Greeley's Life of C. M. Clay ). De Bow's estimate for the same State, in 1850, hirers included, was 38,385.
Clay, again, in a letter to the National Republican Convention at Pittsburg of Feb. 22, 1856 (Lib. 26.41), put the Southern slaveholders at 300,000, but De Bow's larger estimate was generally current—350,000 (Josiah Quincy, June 5, 1856, Library of American literature, 4.308; Wm. H. Herndon, 1856, Lib. 26.70; Theodore Parker, 1856, Lib. 26.81; Harriet Martineau, 1857, Lib. 27: 173); 400,000 (W. L. G., 1857, Lib. 27: 72; Owen Lovejoy, April 5, 1860, Lib. 30: 62). For the sake of the moneyed interests and social and political supremacy of this oligarchy, the whole c