Garrison and Rogers return home after London Convention

Arrival of Garrison and N. P. Rogers home from England.  “Those two distinquished champions of universal  liberty landed at an early hour on Monday, the 17th inst, at East Boston, from the British steamer Acadia.  As soon as it was known that the boat had arrived, many of the colored and white abolitionists repaired to the spot to receive their devoted friends.  … Ten gentlemen, five colored and five white, being in equal number of each, took a carriage for the purpose of conveying the veteran of the Liberator to the city …. A meeting of colored citizens previously called was held the same evening, to make arrangements for the purpose of giving Mr.  Garrison a warm reception…..”   (Liberator August 28, 1840, pg 2 )


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