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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 2: Germs of contention among brethren.—1836. (search)
ults here. It was of this manifesto that Mr. Garrison wrote to G. W. Benson, April 10, 1836 (Ms.)e, he continued to direct and advise: Mr. Garrison to Henry Benson, at Boston. Brooklyn, Javidence, February 13, 1836: Your brother Ms. Garrison had a letter yesterday with a check from Gerre was not at the moment certain that it was Mr. Garrison, but that he was not the less happy to haveGood! Two days later he again wrote to Mrs. Garrison: I have indeed been very busy with tf the most generous and attached friends of Mr. Garrison's family. And so will many others. . . . . Channing's aristocratic surroundings that Mr. Garrison, while declaring his book on slavery necessf small account. Certain we are, continued Mr. Garrison, that all attempts to coerce an observance tently on one object. Not exactly, replied Mr. Garrison; he is watching all the great moral and ben should have been gratified to see it. Mrs. Garrison had been obliged to return home without he[39 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 3: the Clerical appeal.—1837. (search)
do not all feel perfectly pleased with all Mr. Garrison says. Like Martin Luther, his language is Henry Benson's death. Ms. Jan. 23, 1837). Mr. Garrison sat down to compose the fifth annual report the salvation of his country. Such were Mr. Garrison's politico-religious heresies as published universally. I confess I am surprised, dear Garrison, at your earnestness in this matter. Why, ifh sides; had no sympathy with the spirit of Mr. Garrison's rejoinder to the Appeal, which manifestedl neglect of Christian ordinances? To this Mr. Garrison replied: Lib. 7.170. This sectarian taunt wounded. These tactics did not disconcert Mr. Garrison. He wrote on October 20 to George W. Benso, and not in the oldness of the letter. Mr. Garrison denied that he neglected the house of God—miable than that made a few years since upon Mr. Garrison. In both cases, the principle involved is tus and Cassius in the Imperial procession, Mr. Garrison was all the more conspicuous because he did[38 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 4: Pennsylvania Hall.—the non-resistance society.—1838. (search)
sm already brought by Elizur Wright against Mr. Garrison. No one has accused Dr. Channing of being an ideal which was like nothing so much as Mr. Garrison's Perfectionism: The criticism and attaectarian basis. How distinct this was from Mr. Garrison's method, will appear later on. We returg. For example, on New Year's day, 1837, Mr. Garrison received the following letter from Miss Anniver Johnson for the space of three months. Mr. Garrison's bodily condition was worse than it had beSt. [Boston], Sept. 21, 1838. Ms. my dear Garrison: My unwillingness to be left out of the band the year 1838—in which, as has been shown, Mr. Garrison, in spite of his ill-health and his many ird parcel of the English scheme set on foot by Garrison, and to bring abolition as near as possible, ance Society. as our other tracts will be. Garrison promises well about the Annual Report, and saer such editorial assistance as he might to Mr. Garrison, who on his part was to be entirely free an[32 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 5: shall the Liberator lead—1839. (search)
ganization into a political Party of voters. Garrison's opposition to a Third Party is generally secquainted with their disposition to cashier Mr. Garrison Ante, p. 169. for his course in regard to -slavery department of the Liberator, under Mr. Garrison's editorial supervision. The first number e religious views were more in harmony with Mr. Garrison's. I have also received a very beautiful lein an honorable manner Lib. 9.83. towards Mr. Garrison and his associates, while more in sympathy ator beyond denial. I repeat it, continued Mr. Garrison, as the stirring conviction of my heart, annd scope of the anti-slavery enterprise. Mr. Garrison declined to take an active part in the busierator on the very day following his death, Mr. Garrison had to Lib. 9.135, 136. notice that our vet Thursday [Nov. 9], containing the attack on Garrison by Lundy. It creates no small stir and excitthwest corner. The house was a double one, Mr. Garrison and his family occupying the true corner. T[72 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 6: the schism.—1840. (search)
its assent at its annual meeting, were from Mr. Garrison's hand. They contained no doctrine that warrupt pro-slavery sects of the land. See Mr. Garrison's twelve charges in support of this resolution to the present time; It gave us, wrote Mr. Garrison, later in the year, the Embargo— and how mugress. His wife was a very dear friend of Mrs. Garrison. get them to stir. The abolitionists, thecall for the Albany Convention. As soon as Mr. Garrison could prepare an address to the abolitionise keynote for abolitionists, and ridiculing Mr. Garrison as the King of day at Boston. The AlbanyThe resolution on the Church proceeded from Mr. Garrison, and, after modification, was adopted as fong as it occupies its present position. Mr. Garrison further offered resolutions expressing LibW. Benson. Boston, May 6, 1840. Ms. Bro. Garrison wished me to write to you because he has not board by a fishing-boat from off shore; and Mr. Garrison writes to another friend (Lib. 10.123): I h[5 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 7: the World's Convention.—1840. (search)
1840, Mr. Memorial of Geo. Bradburn, p. 75. Garrison, with his companions Rogers, Remond, and Adaman's rights in the latter place by inviting Mr. Garrison to breakfast on the 19th of June. Bradburnlen writes from Dublin on Sept. 1, 1840, to Mr. Garrison: I, yesterday evening, paid an interesting nd good will to men on the outer wall! cried Garrison, as we gazed on the gloomy old receptacle, asice and freedom on its side in America. Mr. Garrison had but two full days in Glasgow, He wasr, That the question had been present in Mr. Garrison's mind before leaving London, is shown by ae, who had caught the glorious contagion of Mr. Garrison's peace doctrines, and also became a dissem at William Ashurst's led the latter to ask Mr. Garrison's reasons for such a departure from usage. ls very grateful to you for your numerous Mrs. Garrison. kindnesses to me, and would be glad of anime. I behaved tolerably well there myself. Garrison and Chace and Johnson and Abby [Kelley] did w[39 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 8: the Chardon-Street Convention.—1840. (search)
ministry, and Church as divine appointments. Garrison does not sign the call, but takes part in thenishes an opportunity for fresh defamation of Garrison abroad. The year 1840 was, in a fermentingapel on September 23, 24, 1840; but neither Mr. Garrison's annual report nor the rest of the proceede Unitarian denomination. As we have said, Mr. Garrison's name was conspicuous by its absence, but anti-slavery, and the anti-slavery cause with Garrison; and we cannot keep them separate in the publin order. This was discussed by Alcott, May, Garrison, the Rev. Luther Lee, the Rev. N. Colver, theSabbath, and hereupon the battle was waged; Mr. Garrison being foremost in taking the negative side rmed, and there was unanimous acceptance of Mr. Garrison's proposal to take up, as the next subject,ncerned. Immediately upon receipt of them, Mr. Garrison printed (with his own emphasizing) the foll Boston, Nov. 30, 1840. Lib. 11.19. Garrison has just headed an infidel Convention, gather[9 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 5 (search)
saying with eagerness, Bryce is very happy; at the Ocean House he has just heard a man say European twice! Another and yet more tonic influence, though Lowell was already an ardent Abolitionist, came from the presence of reformatory agitation in the world outside. There were always public meetings in Boston to be attended; there were social reform gatherings where I heard the robust Orestes Brownson and my eloquent cousin William Henry Channing; there were anti-slavery conventions, with Garrison and Phillips; then on Sunday there were Theodore Parker and James Freeman Clarke, to show that one might accomplish something and lead a manly life even in the pulpit. My betrothed was one of the founders of Clarke's Church of the Disciples, and naturally drew me there; the services were held in a hall and were quite without those merely ecclesiastical associations which were then unattractive to me, and have never yet, I fear, quite asserted their attraction. I learned from Clarke the im
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 6 (search)
ghts now generally conceded. All of us were familiar with the vain efforts of Garrison to enlist the clergy in the anti-slavery cause; and Stephen Foster, one of the insurrection. It was in this sincere but deluded belief that such men mobbed Garrison. When I once spoke with admiration of that reformer to Mr. Augustus Aspinwall French Revolution. If it had come in his way, he would undoubtedly have seen Garrison executed, and would then have gone back to finish clearing his roses of snailsted worthy of such companionship; I wrote and printed a rather crude sonnet to Garrison; and my only sorrow was in feeling that, as Alexander lamented about his fatheaps the quietest, was the very Francis Todd who had caused the imprisonment of Garrison at Baltimore. It happened, besides, that the one political hero and favorite son of Newburyport, Caleb Cushing-for of Garrison himself they only felt ashamed — was at that moment fighting slavery's battles in the Mexican war. It now seems t
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, V. The fugitive slave epoch (search)
invigorating influence of the Whittier household supplied the tonic needed in those trying days. The Fugitive Slave Law had just passed, and a year or two after Garrison had proudly showed a row of escaped negroes sitting on the platform of an anti-slavery convention, and had defied the whole South to reclaim them, these very men the arrest of Shadrach, Boston had a considerable colored population, which handled his rescue with such unexpected skill and daring that it almost seemed as if Garrison were right; yet it took but a few days for their whole force to be scattered to the winds. The exact story of the Shadrach rescue has never been written. The aake any positive action in the direction of forcible resistance to authorities. In the first place, half of them were non-resistants, as was their great leader, Garrison, who stood composedly by his desk preparing his next week's editorial, and almost exasperating the more hotheaded among us by the placid way in which he looked b
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