Abolition Lecturers banned from Faneuil Hall

The Liberator of June 6, 1835, includes notices from the Boston Commercial Gazette, the New York Times, and the New York Courier & Enquirer, all commending the action of the Mayor and Aldermen of Boston, who have unanimously refused permission for Abolitionist lecturers to speak at Faneuil Hall.  Here is part of what the Times says at it commends the action:  “The old temple of liberty must not be desecrated by admitting within its walls, the mad fanatics, who if unchecked, will trample our freedom into dust”.

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