The Quakers of Pennsylvania possibly began the work of the mysterious Underground Railroad; the best known of them was Thomas Garrett (1789-1871), a native of Pennsylvania, who, in 1822, removed to Wilmington, Delaware, where he was convicted in 1848 on four counts under the Fugitive Slave Law and was fined $800o; he is said to have helped 2700 slaves to freedom.
Up to the age of twenty-five Herculano had been a poet, but he then abandoned poetry to Garrett, and after several essays in that direction he definitely introduced the historical novel into Portugal in 1844 by a book written in imitation of Walter Scott.
Wide and the remainder in Garrett county, whose deposits, though undeveloped, are of great value.
ARTHUR WELLESLEY WELLINGTON, 1ST Duke Of (1769-1852), was the fourth son of Garrett (1735-1781) Wellesley or Wesley, 2nd baron and 1st earl of Mornington, now remembered only as a musician.
1758), assumed the name of Wesley on succeeding to the estates of Garrett Wesley, a distant relative of the famous divine.