Garrison endorses Lincoln

It is hardly too much to say, that the hearty and earnest endorsement of President Lincoln’s nomination by Wm. Lloyd Garrison, of the Boston Liberator, the Anti-Slavery Standard, the Tribune, the Evening Post, and the New York Independent, have done more to establish Mr. Lincoln in public confidence as a genuine friend of freedom, and whose election is most desirable, than the zealous support of all the political managers in the country…….—-Rochester (N.Y.) Express

                           (Liberator, 1864, July 29, pg 1)