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 - v Boston, Mat 25. The New England Anti -...
v Boston, Mat 25. The New England Anti - Slavery So ciety assembled yesterday, in Rev. Mr. Biagden's Church in naieni sireei, in tins cuy. l hat spacious building was entirely, bv as respectable, attentive, and as trulv moral and religious an assembly as any publick occasion has ever together iu this city. A" ino - rt resiiectful and deeply absorbed attention pervaded the audience, especially when they listened to the remarkably eloquent address from Mr. Stanton, Agent of the American Anti - Slavery Society, form' - rlv a student of the Lane Seminary. 1 le is second on ly to 1 hompson, in Ins powers ol appeal on this subject. So entirely composed and so fully open to free discussion, were the members ot this resjicctable Convention, that we w arrant they would have listened, most patienUy, to an address from Gov. M Uufne, showing that slavery was indispensable to uueriy, proviueu ne wouiu wail lor an answer. 1 he liberties. inorais, anu reunion oi no couinry can ever he in danger in thehandsot such men an I women as composed the Con vention and its friends. There was not tiie slightest indica tion ot disapprobation from any quarter. The city of Bos ton is i.ius redeemed irom llieloul stigma that tree discussion cannot lie held without mobbing. Five months a"o. twenty women could not meet to talk on Slavery, in a private room. . .'.l . 1. M l ..... .. 1 .. wiuioiii ueiug iiioiiuf.ii. xow, - mil men, troni all parts ol New England, meet in one of our most respectable Orthodox Congregational Churches, say just what they please, and raise jouuo to print wnat thev please. I he Convention was organized bv choice of U.e following officers : Samuel Fessenden, of Portland. Maine. President. James Appleton of Maiup, David Stowellof New Hampshire, James Milhgan of Vermont, Isaac Winslow of Massachusetts, Henry Cushuig of Rhode Island, Joel Howes of Connecticut, Vice Preside nts. James Ballard, Bennington, Vermont, Anson S. Murray of Brandon, Benjamin Kiiigs - butvof Boston, Secretaries." The Treasurer and standing Committee of the Society were chosen, and a Committee appointed to prepare a roll of the Convention. The Convention held two very animated and quiet meetings, forenoon and afternoon. 'Resolves were oflered ami discussed by several gentlemen with thrilling eloquence, particularly the resolution ofTercd by Mr. Burleigh, alluding

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  1. The Evening Post,
  2. 27 May 1836, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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