GRAVE IMPEACHMENT OF CHRISTIAN CHARACTER IN THE THEOLOGICAL SEMNARY, ANDOVER
We have been informed that several of the students who have recently graduated at Andover, were, just before leaving that Institution, summoned into presence of the Faculty, and charged with the commission of a part or the whole of the following delinquencies:, viz:
1, Attending the lectures of Messrs. Thompson and Phelps.
2. Walking arm in arm with Mr. Phelps from the Methodist Meeting house to the village.
3. Calling several times upon Mr. Thompson, and conversing in private with that gentleman.
4. Attending the Concert of Prayer for the Slaves, when they ought to have been present at
the Concert of Prayer for the Heathen .
5. Writing a memorial to the Faculty, asking permission to form an Anti-Slavery Society.
To these charges the accused pleaded guilty, and were thereupon informed that they had
COMPROMISED THEIR CHRISTIAN CHARACTER !!!
(Liberator, Sept. 19, 1835, pg 2)