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Boston Recorder — Christian Mirror — " The right remedy"
—"Faultfinders," . .180

CHAPTER Xn.

Petitions— State Anti-Slavery Society— Anti-Abolition,
called the " Market House Meeting" — Pledge — Extract
from first number of the Observer — Correspondence — Ex-
tracts from the Missouri Republican — Destruction of the
Observer Office — Escape of the Editor from the mob — Expo-
sition of anti-slavery sentiments, .... . 211

CHAPTER XHI.

Appeal to the friends of the Alton Observer — Response to
same— Conditional resignation of the Editor — Meeting of
friends to consider the same — Letter to Rev. J. Leavitt giv-
ing account of mob at St. Charles, 245

CHAPTER XIV.

Meetings of the Colonization Society — State Convention —
State Anti-Slavery Society formed — Public meeting — Re-
marks of Mr. Lovejoy at the same — Arriv^al of the press —
Civil authorities — Press safely landed and stored — Descrip-
tion of the warehouse where it was deposited — Account of
armed mob — Warehouse set on fire — Death of Mr, Lovejoy
— Burial — Family — Poetry, 261

CHAPTER XV.

Concluding remarks — Letter of Dr. Chaplin— Extracts
from Mr. McKeen's sermon — Public meetings — Voice of the
Press, 296

CHAPTER XVL

Extracts from address to citizens of Alton — Speeches of
Messrs. Stewart and Parburt 338



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