Abolition Accomplishments listed by Garrison, 1839

There are nearly 2000 antislavery societies, in all parts of the free States.   There are at least 14 anti-slavery periodicals, that either openly advocate the doctrine of immediate emancipation, or permit its free discussion in their columns. There are scores of anti-slavery agents in the field.  In one day, a single member of the House of Representatives, John Quincy Adams, has presented  176 anti-slavery petitions to the Congress  “

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