“Convention of Radical Abolitionists,” New York Times, February 17, 1857, p. 1: 5.
New York Daily Times
Convention of Radical Abolitionists
Meghan Allen, Dickinson College
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Convention of Radical Abolitionists.
UTICA, Monday, Feb. 16.
A general convention of the Radical Abolitionists assembled here this afternoon.
CHARLES L. REMOND presided, assisted by several Vice-Presidents and Secretaries.
About 100 persons were present.
Speeches were made by MESSRS. GARRISON, REDMOND, POWELL, of Massachusetts, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, Miss REMOND, Miss SARAH CLARK PARKERS PILLSBURY, and other notables in attendance.
The Convention, in a series of resolutions, fully indorse the sentiments of the Disunion Convention held at Worcester, and openly avow secession.
The meeting continues to-morrow.