Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "A Boston crowd mobs William Lloyd Garrison". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10886, accessed 05 June 2020.]
A Boston crowd mobs William Lloyd Garrison (50 words)
Historical Context Note
Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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.10886 A Boston crowd mobs William Lloyd Garrison 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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