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Speeches and letters of Gerrit Smith ... on the rebellion ...

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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English

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  • History / United States / General

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11866651M
    ISBN 101425502024
    ISBN 109781425502027

    In his closing statement, Griswold argued that Brown could not be found guilty of treason against a state to which he owed no loyalty and of which he was not a resident, that Brown had not killed anyone himself, and that the raid's failure indicated that Brown had not conspired with slaves. Green felt "odious in the eyes of the religionists" and betrayed by the education societies that had withdrawn support from his students. Brown himself lived at the home of John Hunt Painterless than a mile away. The program also included speeches by Frederick Douglass and Thomas W. Green's need for support from Smith increased after the Panic of brought cries of alarm from Oneida Institute's long-suffering treasurer, Reuben Hough. Walker was the brother-in-law of Franklin Benjamin Sanbornthe secretary for the Massachusetts State Kansas Committee, who introduced Brown to several influential abolitionists in the Boston area in January

    There may have been sufficient reasons for unusual delay in trying Mr. In retrospect, Green had good cause to despair of democracy's ability to solve the problem of slavery. In the same year, their presidential candidate James G. Smith wrote of himself: But as an extemporaneous Speaker and Debater, we do not hesitate to place him in the first class.

    Until then, let our one concern be to save our country. Nor are any more free to work with any in putting down the rebellion. Until then, let us care comparatively nothing to save this Party or that, this Constitution or that, this system or that. Green to Smith 30 March Brown was particularly affected by the sacking of Lawrence in Mayin which a sheriff -led posse destroyed newspaper offices and a hotel. Such was the case with Smith in October


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Speeches and letters of Gerrit Smith ... on the rebellion ... book

On June 30,the hotel had at least 25 guests, including I. After Emancipation, he joined Douglass in advocating the priority of black suffrage, a position that further distanced him from the position of his cousin and the other feminists who had united with others in the cause of Equal Rights for all.

They are all unfit for Christians to belong to--and no one of them is any more a church than the others. During Smith's tenure in Washington, his daughter Elizabeth displayed the fashionable version of the so-called Bloomer costume credited to her innovation.

The sword, which is now drawn, will never be returned to its scabbard, until victory, entire, decisive victory, is our or theirs ; not, until that broad and deep and damning stain on our country's escutcheon is clean washed out - that plague spot on our country's honor gone forever ;- or, until slavery has riveted anew her present chains, and brought our heads also to bow beneath her withering power.

After he began the first battle, he believed, slaves would rise up and carry out a rebellion across the South. Privately, he began to make plans to flee abroad to a sympathetic Britain or France, thinking that he could form a government in exile.

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Green, too, set aside his almost congenital disgust and joined the Liberty Party, the upstate New York venture into Bible politics. Brown forced Pate to sign a treaty, exchanging the freedom of Pate and his men for the promised release of Brown's two captured sons. Six students petitioned their benefactor to keep the school open, pleading "we have just begun to drink fully of the fountain of knowledge''.

I think she has done more for me than anyone else by prescribing homeopathic arsenic as a tonic, one powder every day on rising, and it has already, I think 3 doses affected me. Ultimately, Brown was disappointed to learn that Europe preferred to buy Western Massachusetts wools en masse at the cheap prices they had been getting.

The New York Times summed up Gerrit Smith's contributions to 19th-century American history this way following his death in "The history of the most important half century of our national life will be imperfectly written if it fails to place Smith in the front rank of the men whose influence was most felt in the accomplishments of its results.

Smith and his wife attended the Utica convention while on the way to visit Smith's father in Schenectady. Frederick Douglass' Paper, 16 November Petition a la Chambre des deputes, sur le regime interieur des esclaves aux Antilles francaises : avec la demande d'une autorite speciale et protectrice chargee de surveiller l'execution des lois et des ordonnances en vigueur, concernant la nourriture, les travaux et traitemens des Negres esclaves available in print Saldanha da Gama, Antonio de, conde de Porto Santo, He told Smith that Carlyle had exerted a "powerful influence" on him with the proposition that since character is everything, the wise should rule the masses.

On August 7, he arrived in Tabor. Firing from cover, they managed to kill at least 20 of Reid's men and wounded 40 more. He joined a group of Massachusetts Abolitionists in lending support to the anti-slavery struggle in Kansas, and ultimately in support of John Brown's plan to set up a permanent base of operations in the mountains of Virginia.

Morally speaking, it seems a part of the human light would put itself out, that the very notion of justice and injustice would hide itself in darkness, on that day where one would see the assassination of Emancipation by Liberty itself.

See The Truth About Double Jeopardy The Fourteenth Amendment had only been passed in July of that year and dealt with a lot of issues in regards to Reconstruction, but in section three it read, No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States… shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.

Channing, Horace Greeley, Gerrit Smith, and various governors, legislators, and legislative reports. Jonathan wondered whether Beriah's drift toward becoming a faction of one was not due to some kind of nervous breakdown.

Higginson received a saber slash on his chin; he wore the scar proudly for the rest of his life. He was also, in this regard, distinguished from many of his colleagues in the reform movements.Throughout his activist career, Gerrit Smith regarded himself an Abolitionist. Originally a supporter of the American Colonization Society, which was involved in exporting black missionaries to Liberia, Smith was gradually (and apparently grudgingly) moved closer to the camp of William LLoyd Garrison by the deliberate efforts of his associates as well as unplanned circumstances.

Gerrit Smith speech at the Syracuse National Convention, The audience called upon Hon. Gerrit Smith for a speech. His rising was received with cheers.

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This was Mr. Smith's first appearance upon our platform, although in letters to different Conventions he had already expressed his sympathy. May 05,  · On Slavery and Abolitionism. Sarah M. Grimké. An Epistle to the Clergy of the Southern States () 3.

Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, and the Condition of Woman () Angelina E. Grimké.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Slavery and the Boston Riot (Letter to William Garrison in The Liberator []) An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South () Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Gerrit Smith, a New York abolitionist, believed that the anti-slavery cause could be effectively furthered by political action.

Because of the political nature of Smith's fight against slavery, much of the material in this collection is politically oriented. Each did so, however, in a highly tentative manner. On January 19,Gerrit Smith, the wealthy white philanthropist who led political abolitionists in upstate New York, urged slaves to disregard state and federal law by escaping.

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