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The Grimké Sisters from South CarolinaPioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition$
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Gerda Lerner

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780807855669

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807868096_lerner

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The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina
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Gerda Lerner

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0014

This chapter describes the reception of the sisters' appearance before the Massachusetts Legislature as a fitting climax to their New England tour. They were hailed as both heroines and condemned as troublemakers. The sisters themselves, chafing under the barrage of hostile criticism, considered their speaking tour a duty which had turned out to be far more onerous than they had anticipated. Neither they nor Thomas Weld were in a position at that time to evaluate the results and the significance of the tour objectively. It was during this time that Weld and Angelina were to marry.

Keywords:   Massachusetts Legislature, New England tour, Thomas Weld, criticism

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