hurches—but for its speedy bolstering by an Appeal of Clerical Abolitionists on Anti-slavery Measures, published in the New England Spectator of August 2, and bearing the signatures of five clergymen, viz., Charles Fitch, Boston; David Sanford, Dorchester; Wm. M. Cornell, Quincy; Jonas Perkins, Weymouth; and Joseph H. Towne, Boston.
The first and last alone were known for their anti-slavery connection; and, in the discussion to which the Appeal instantly gave rise, they had no
Lib. 7.134. furt of Gov. Edward Everett, already distinguished in the diplomatic service of the country, as an original writer of several works, and more recently as editor of the North American Review. He was at this time a candidate for Congress from the Dorchester (Mass.) district, and was responding to the catechism which the abolitionists had invented for politicians. warning his fellow-electors that the right of free discussion is not only endangered, but, for the present at least, is actually lost, had w