He is almost lynched and is thereafter placed in a jail for his own
safety. Garrison was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist,
and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the radical
abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator
, and as one of the
founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
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Editors. "A Boston crowd mobs William Lloyd Garrison". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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