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Benjamin Lundy
January 4, 1789 Benjamin Lundy born, Hardwick, New Jersey New Jersey
June 1, 1821 In the wake of the Missouri Compromise, Quaker Benjamin Lundy prepares to roll the press on a weekly publication, Genius of Universal Emancipation. It has a pro-abolition stance.
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August 22, 1839 Benjamin Lundy dies, Lowell, Illinois Illinois


A pro-Abolition newspaper editor, Quaker Benjamin Lundy founded an early Abolitionist Society. After the Missouri Compromise, Lundy began his own anti-slavery newpaper, Genius of Universal Emancipation. William Lloyd Garrision worked with Lundy in 1828-29, before Lundy dismissed him because of his radical views

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