Benjamin Lundy retrires

Benjamin Lundy.  The last number of the National Enquirer brings us the unwelcome intelligence, that this veteran philanthropist has given up the editorial superintendence of that paper, and will retire somewhat in the shade of private life, having borne ‘the heat and burden’ of the anti-slavery conflict for almost a score of years, greatly to his pecuniarydetriment, the prostration of his health, and imminent peril of his life.  A statue of gold erected to him by his countrymen would be only the shadow of a reward for his invaluable labors…. The artice is followed by a statement from the Executive Committee of the Pennshylvania Anti-Slavery Society.  (Liberator, March 23, 1838, pg 3)

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