Rev. Henry Ward Beecher in Liverpool

Rev. Henry Ward Beecher delivered his lecture on America, at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, on the 16th inst.  He had a densely crowded audience, and on the whole was enthusiastically received, although Southern sympathizers tried to break up the meeting.  ….. Mr. Beresford Hope had also delivered an address before the Liverpool Southern Club, reiterating his views in favor of the South….. A member of the Government, Sir Roundell Palmer, had also delivered an address, saying England could not recognize the South until her independence was fully secured.

                 (Liberator, Oct. 30, 1863, pg 3)