Third Decade of the American Anti-Slavery Society

December 18, 1863

The meeting was held at the Concert Hall, Philadelphia, and here the article includes speeches by many leaders of the movement.  In his introductory remarks, Garrison, predicts that this Third Decade meeting  “will, in all probability, be the last one that we shall hold; for who now believes that slavery is to continue ten years longer in our land, rendering necessary ten years longer of anti-slavery effort for its overthrow?  We trust that we are very near the jubilee…

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