After speaking at Julien Hall, October 15, Samuel May and Samuel Sewall, Boston lawyer, spent a long evening in discussion at the home of Bronson Alcott. According to biographer, Henry Mayer, May said that was the evening when his “soul was baptized in his (Garrison’s) spirit” . We are only left to wonder what effect there might have been on Bronson or the young, Louisa May Alcott !!!