Thompson, Haughton, Clarkson, Pease

December 19, 1845

A letter from Henry Wright, in which he tells of the ever-active George Thompson going to Paris, in which Haughton commends the idea of disunion, and in which encouragement comes from Elizabeth Pease.  Then he quotes from a letter from Thomas Clarkson, in which Clarkson says, “never mind wearying me. Consider what a glorious cause we have.”   Wright reminds readers that Clarkson, is 86 years old and so blind that he worries his writing will not be legible, still “He is determined to die in the anti-slavery armor, on the battle-field, and in the hottest of the battle.  God bless him.  Kings and Queens and nobles sink into insignificance before him.”

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