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Sims anniversary. speech at the Melodeon, on the first anniversary of the rendition of Thomas Sims, April 12, 1852. Mr. Chairman: There is a resolution on your table to this effect: Resolved, Therefore, That we advise all colored persons, liable to these arrests, to leave the United States, unless they are fully resolved to take the life of any officer who shall attempt, under any pretext, to seize them; and we urge the formation in every town of vigilance committees, prepared to secure to every person claimed as a slave the fullest trial possible, and to avail themselves fearlessly, according to their best judgment, of all the means God and Nature have put into their hands, to see that substantial justice be done. To this Mr. Garrison moves as an amendment the following: Resolved, That if resistance to tyrants, by bloody weapons, is obedience to God, and if our Revolutionary fathers were justified in wading through blood to freedom and independence, then every