The Liberator, 1862-02-14, vol. 32 iss. 07
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jt-.zr^fr- tBIIE LIBERATOB EVERY EEIDAT MOEHITO, lavBh.Iding States beo.tua WM. LLOYD GAEEIS01,, Editor. (Our ffi<m»te!) is tlic Wortit, our ffioiMtnjiueti »« all PanMtJiI. J. B. YEERINTON & SON, Printer.. VOL. XXXII. NO. 7. BOSTON, FBIIJA.Y, FEBRUARY 14, 1862. WHOLE NO. 1635. $tltttittu». OEEEIT SMITH TO SEOEGE THOMPSON. ^MlBllU. 8m,-I have read your reeent 8m.. It was well that vou employed your rich a deo mauding el.,,,,,,urai'to prevent Finland f,-,., ■ ng war upon America. _ I hope you will n Kngland. You need not come 1 c tor [his Stay where vou are, and tabu- wtil, others t voir (,o.e-u„u.ut and people lo such a sense mil of LCedaud '■M wrouir to nothing else than what has grown out of the Trent matter: lor nothinc: else |u, mad- „,, a„, part of it. It is true (hat h " - ■ •■ * J displeasure with EnsbuJ our rebels; but this sympathy might "not* have bee so general as to make England'res Or it might have been more sceniimrf ■ « ■ fit was indeed -,.-.1 ...... i...i.„, ?. . fenseofihegra I have impli, clare war against England, unless lin-,.. ■vent it. I scarcely need sa\ that 'this t, comes not of my wishes. 1 love England mo, e u 1 love any other nation, save my own I can and'litcl-I'tur ■■V"'.:<:' ■ A 1'"'"m0M' fi""''""' I?n=",i heroes, scholars, philosophers, poets and phib ■ I-', inv own. And whilst mat Ireland, and h,-^forcing of and glory. I said that I love, her.1 °I add"that countrymen loved her. The tears they shed for when she was struggling with her horrid mug I'ri: Mother's __^^^^^^^^ was unaffected and cordial. Mor hold to be unnecessary and wrong,' bulb o and she may safely conclude 'that the mc V i 1 reclaiming influei every mean and'guilty attempt t.^ tali c advantage of between ray oppositi. quelling of domestic nbyhersiste to war, and yet be ii large Northern armies, may po.- the duty of Government loVoi """""'a ifKus (1 France frot ,ed Eng. ii- paralytics, lg in his liattle willi tlie snake; ht.it our e lo the liel]. of flic snake entwined aronnd are too debased to be uliud '.< 1 ' if Slavery V, = reduced t Nei „ii|.!ci,„dabo! casv to.,bobs! ted'with 1,ce lt was com para- lolples laol/lllo- „„,.„, ,„„„„. „„„„„,„ „,,.„ take e;u;.- of her own rebels. livery nation mus n En-laud.'"^ it strange that they should have this stin«in« ,e? To be men, they must have it. The Tren't made herself, both in deed and spirit, part .mvamler wilh'.'tn^.Vei'kuowb^.^Itdhea'suiiu'd taken on board. She was doing what she Id to help on their mission of death to their coun- And all this was in the face of the Queen's pronation, and in the face. too. of the punishment eli the English Government bad indicted for tlie ■ offence, when we were at war with Mexico. e San Jacinto overtook the Trent, and, out of 1st. Slavery is killing us. One word from our Government would kill it. Nevertheless, this one word cannot be spoken. < )ur pour Slavery-ridden G. jr'^'mTut iuel, a liui'.'as ibis, h'shouhl \" i! Pro-Slat vorship our State Consti tide. The reason is, t (he worship of them. ( md foot by that Pro-Sla ition in which he was e r Generals. nded to be but ti e plainly but to the i ■sVercdoubl'lc.. ■ 11.. 11 y interc who goes out fro -.Mason and S ood Illlth ountry ft j be a nation. It t>y no means follows. " ■■''- «'.«'iiu.u,t„l on,, lot. In lll.Wlir Inb-lb'shouldVihlliie'.luil-nnopas.'m fattel. who savs that the person of the iolable" does niptio He holds: "Not only n .u. on itticr beiheereur mi::.it. tlirn cdi neutrals, carrj .. i .n .'.,,,, ,1 ,,- , , , ,,„ i hum They forget, loo. thai by whatever principle war ui:::..|i be carried On through neutrals on I lie »,-;,, '•■■ carried on through neutrals on tbe land aho. Hence, when a couple of nations, France and England for instance, should -el to wu other, they would have tV'-ruiiiu-r stations in other li whether the ship leave other of that bouudar quite as effectually in i Horace Greeley, wh. worth reading, would Hence, too. tlie. Lopezes, anil avortm; the doctrine (hat the excmpl from search, provided .0 nor from the port of a bet- . an absurd doctrine. Surely ie affected hy tlie " question The s ■ ■ I Mr. Greeleyeholds the Trent to fen be. d I ! I I 1 l>)00f And sudor is '■ him thise: justly reft though he bad in his mind but a passage by land, the ■pplies equally to a passage by sea. But Ml s 1 1 v \\ , ~ '. . nitylbt-: help the Kebellio Englis I. (lech .1 war. Tro id off Tro'opsaiui'arm'r'v iiplomatic correspondence, on the occa •.peak loader than words."' If a man takes (iff lii omes towards me with rolled-up sleeve I shall not be comforted by lii ajiiubv induct of t nijihaner r"from us; but it was only (hat she might ihe i whether to slop war. She bad already made 'his was oppression indeed—and it was very hard ibined with it. We knew, and we knew that she w, that had such rebels gone out from her t ipass her destruction, she would, without any d. and c She had neither forgotten nor roil our ships. What contempt, then, in us, when she virtually told us that Shcrmre.i's Proclamation, on enterin- South Carolina, savs: '■Carnbuians, wohave ootr.e as lovat men fully impressed with our ! '..„«...■.,,',.,.,,.„' obligation, to ■> the Rebels. Congress abounds in it. What bel :r, however, could you expect of a Body that no? olliing should be thoueht of bill conoueriti" tlie ,b ■v whatever means, Constitutional or Unconslm ional. ami bv whatever men. white, red or black, musing itself witli schemes of Colonisation I 'I'h emaining weeks in which Congress can do wh; nay possibly save the nation are. probably but fin low sad that anv of them should be thus waster: ••d. Allium.d, our nation should, on the breakiu ml. of the Rebellion, have abolished Slavery to pr, b put down tlie Rebellion without intlis from the hirelings. In the - power, Cungrt '" "enl.il to this a of Slavery ;but Congress would responsible Cor the destruet mi would have been violated last Spring, that t.he North Vere England and f tlie < d. " tl'cetivcly a Who does posed to molest tl bassador in whose ed. It : Euy as w iperiadvely w,c ng of lil'ason and Slid, ilave-trader, would fee 'leratMr.'sumner'steS n settled on Am erici t of tlie work of bt ~,..™ ™.. . ..iking men -cly petty scale, I Our Gover , should the sea polici n the land neutral ships, docs it follow that the w< ■linijiiish the ri;:ht. to take guilty ones ? I much question whether tbe relin Moreover, we shall then be "prq.ared to call c ■ulers to a very stern account for letting slave ■d'-'n '''',:' ihallhc' .-enty millions of people by'the i, that ,s tiei'ir from division. But th. can be saved from it, its adopt. This only mens dency will be to dri' on of hat I cou by which sly refuse ilie idciitil'vin.; of th. our cans *" ' bat 1 eo, ■ulera obstinately refi will be no They will only mt ty by an viil tell her! and ll'i'-m'c wih ' by givintr up slavery. W( eipate her in tin ay tbe Pre ": '■- nth Hindu But from the h little prospect rs in both Chm sjiecl to her relations to slavery, the North is enti- '"-<! ""I to the svmp.ithv. but only to the eommiscra- - '.■"'■ However soundly Anti-Slavery England might be, consistm, 'ery sympatby with the North. pidty-inc^r GERRIT SMITH. THE OEATOE OF FREEDOM. me ill ad, I re-sing the'ir consUtueuts—we excel Korster, the member for Bradford, and two ot more- -it is a relief, a pleasure and a delight, t .. wtnc |i.-| ... peals of, probably, -eful periods and electrifying ap- psweiuight justly si nowltremble.wi.il (be a: ■: .it-sn,.,- cannot be satisfied, unless ther be abandoned. Bysu: .ttonding iefs"^ d othe hardly ouhl ignore all claii of tbe guilty the Hack- tared with that i t hantly there. Claims against the right of a man to e: triate himself, and choose his country, should have been made after the dark ages. 1 saitl that Ihe Trent, case had not been settle, all. I, of course, meant that it had not been in alio'wum\',m-^,iV:-'-:,,b\.\!!hra°settltmrnT-lou F,rle or qu,m -eltlemcut to he a real one-nc pdl.Vsulmds.VmlVEmihmdV .u-hd!hor^,in'i1Z'mle'<iu!o'sn,'m "'' following up the hypocritical „,,«,,■„ I.ioofrolosloo ZLTi iberty we had urn that she had taken with thou nun on board of ours. She knev insulted her. She knew that ou :an principle! It was purely not' the battle. virtually -aid -ould n ,t slave the d t whichever ] the South, iponus. A be scarcely more ■' ' Cong, o us from Ibis. g than to ask dead n the Set . Briahl. c of L-'.oil ,- English Press toward Ameri. ^^^^^^pliBh pe ' y North, ■ing of English people that the base obiee the South, ii i ice England of her crime i ly, but against the cause i th-.. If we did insult he ii.;- a Christian nation to g :.. When it shall be right in ■ kill ,- .suite,; 1 n, will it be rig o drive her to - ^^^^^^^^^t be the animati : : ' letter, fallen in will, -be mcessant American ■1-'- of Kiic-bivd for her hick of sympathy with the Slavery North. The North "is not Anti-Slavi ■ for England rivollioofilod,,,,,,.,,, o,,,!,,; ,„„„,,. tl,e glory ol loooloioi's ilooso of ['.n ,„. i„- th.t o _^^_^^_ .1 bonib.nl l-'ii.' po iplo. ofllioMossooll.l.s'tl, Soll,t- --' - " Sh adhesion, a. hi. oxtrttor- s otir admiration, and his t loo! wo sol in the Worcea- or would havo oomoi.iol.ol •pplan.e. Vet his oration, ooilooio-m. ,1,1 „s,t e.rrv .. ossomblo. The nnjoritj- lo Soninor'ss e (iove .-■■■: ,- ■■,,.-. e force of the itv in [.tie \\-oree.ter Convention, shrink from "tho course ol ultima!-. -iU'I v i binu-b present peril ] dinted out by the Massachusetts Senator. Ii , »e ,-an muc ever, allowance tor 1', esident Lincoln •' ■ -ettsmen who tictafi: to invoke the sword ot' Sparl.ucus, still, wa repeat, all our sympathies are with Mr. Sumner, - ' ich be is the champion, and the poli- s the exponent. Although gramma- ians will not a rights- General Fre; and that Senator Sumner is most right. W not space at present io follow up this ther must conclude by urging all to read the 1 speech preceding ihesc few remarks, an orati ,. s war for tbe benefit of this term so flippantly the %.ords of Dr. Orestes A. Bhowssos, j )nt lecture demonstr to the InkeVarm. ' All disinterest'. the selfish. All heroic men we. cowardly. AH livin" men wei ting the ithout in'
|Title||The Liberator, 1862-02-14, vol. 32 iss. 07|
|Creator||William Lloyd Garrison ; Isaac Knapp|
|Subject||Antislavery movements -- United States ; African Americans -- History -- To 1863 ; Manuscripts, American ; Slavery -- Protest movements -- History ; Slavery--United States--Periodicals;|
|NY Heritage Topic||Government, Law & Politics|
|Publisher of Original||William Lloyd Garrison ; Isaac Knapp|
|Date of Original||1862-02-14|
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EVERY EEIDAT MOEHITO,
lavBh.Iding States beo.tua
WM. LLOYD GAEEIS01,, Editor.