Death of James Cropper

The Liberator, March 27, 1840, pg 3 tells of death of James Cropper, in Liverpool, and includes a sonnet in honor of him, by Garrison .  “It was under his auspices that we were introduced to the British public in 1833,  and by his personal introduction that we received the right hand of fellowship from a host of leading abolitionists in Great Britain.  At the  great anti-colonization meeting which was held in Exeter Hall, he presided as Chairman…..”

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