William Lloyd Garrison will come to New York to deliver an address at Cooper Institute. He wishes Theodore Tilton success in his appearance at the Institute. He praises Ezra H. Heywood's lecture on "Common Sense." He was amazed at the way Wendell Phillips corrected and revised the speech he delivered in New York. Both Gerrit Smith and Charles Sumner have written to Garrison "in discouraging tones as to the prospects before us. The Administration has neither pluck nor definite purpose. What tremendous events will hinge upon an actual war with England."
Merrill, Walter M. Letters of William Lloyd Garrison