Category Archives: Wendell Phillips

May 9, 1865: Antislavery society — Wendell Phillips’ speech

In the New York Times , the first meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society after then end of the war was held in New York. The first speaker (after prayers and hymns) was Wendell Phillips. He celebrated the freedom of … Continue reading

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July 8, 1864: A challenge from the left

Wendell Phillips writes to the New York Times to confirm his rejection of Lincoln as insufficiently abolitionist. The Independent of this week contains another letter from Mr. WENDELL PHILLIPS. He says, by way of introduction: “I have no wish to … Continue reading

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December 16, 1860: Wendell Phillips speaks on “Mobs and Education”

Wendell Phillips From the Liberator of Dec. 21, 1860: On Sunday forenoon,the Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society (Theodore Parker’s Fraternity) held their usual Sunday meeting in Music Hall. It having been rumored for several days previous, that Mr. Phillips was likely to … Continue reading

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