But the real
At the beginning of the century the Rev. Dr. Alexander
By 1815 the Covenanters, the Methodists, and the Quakers of East Tennessee had eighteen emancipation societies. A few years later there were five or six in Kentucky. By 1826 there were one hundred and forty-three emancipation societies in the United States, of which one hundred and three were in the South, and as yet, so far as known, not one in Massachusetts.
As late as 1833, the gentlest and sweetest of American