nsure freedom to the territory certain to be acquired, by force or purchase, of Mexico.
In Massachusetts, little was needed to maintain the Legislature in its attituhe state of the abolition cause gave no occasion for despondency.
The war with Mexico had greatly enlarged the freedom of utterance in Congress on
Lib. 17.38. the slic speech at Lexington, the
Nov. 13, 1847; Lib. 17.189, 193. dismemberment of Mexico, or the acquisition of territory for slaveholding propagandism.
Other symptoms that the occupation of the City of
Sept. 13-15, 1847. Mexico by the American army of invasion did not mean a truce to the irrepressible conflict were the passage,ons Bill—or the measure
Lib. 17.42. providing for the purchase of a peace with Mexico—it was met in the Senate by John C. Calhoun, in the most important speech of th
The cowardly pro-slavery war which our national Administration is waging with Mexico, is producing a mighty reaction against the Slave Power, and, out of the slave
But I must throw down my pen, as the carriage is at the door, to take us to Richfield, where we are to have a large
Aug. 28. meeting to-day under the Oberlin tent, which is capable of
Lib. 17.185. holding four thousand persons.
Salem, Sept. 5, 1847.
Here I am, under the roof of Benj.
S. and E. Jones,
At this time, and for two years longer, editors of the Anti-Slavery Bugle, being succeeded by Oliver Johnson (Lib. 19: 102). Mr. Jones had a poetic knack,e yesterday
Sept. 4, 1847. morning, and had the happiness to obtain a letter from you, giving me the assurance of all being well at home.
Of course, I devoured every word of it greedily.
We have held four immense meetings here—two yesterday
Salem, O. and two to-day—five thousand persons on the ground.
Our friends are in the best possible spirits.
The tide of anti-slavery is rising daily.
Everything looks encouraging.
This afternoon, while a vast concourse was assembled in the tent, ju