ity, as it can be on moral and religious principle.
The Western tour was to have been prolonged to Michigan, but a sharp pleuritic attack confined Mr. Garrison to his bed and made return imperative—to the great disappointment of those who were expecting him at
Lib. 23.75. Adrian.
Not more than a fortnight's rest, however, was allowed him in Boston, for the American Anti-Slavery Society was to hold its anniversary once more in New York city.
In the interval, he attended on May 5 a dinner given in Boston by the Free Democracy to John P. Hale,
Lib. 23.74. whose Senatorial term had expired and his place been filled by Charles G. Atherton, of gag memory.
Mr.Ante, 2.247-249. Hale's political attitude towards slavery, under the compromises of the Constitution, certainly had not been acceptable to the abolitionists; but his solitary courage amid a contemptuous and murderous pro-slavery body like the Senate of the United States deserved, and had always received, recogniti