In 1815, while living at Saint Clairsville, Ohio, he organized an antislavery association, known as the "Union Humane Society," which within a few months had a membership of more than five hundred men.
He was bitterly denounced by slaveholders and also by such non-slaveholders as disapproved of all antislavery agitation, and in January 1827 he was assaulted and seriously injured by a slave-trader, Austin Woolfolk, whom he had severely criticized in his paper.
One good example is the various collections relating to the antislavery movement which would be of interest to historians of women 's political activism.
The plays included cover a period from 1742 to 1816 - one that witnessed profound changes in both antislavery sentiment and the English stage.
In 1823, William Wilberforce and Thomas Buxton formed an antislavery society in London.
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