A Boston crowd mobs William Lloyd Garrison (50 words)

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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
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10886, accessed 12 December 2018.]

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