Benjamin Lundy (January 4, 1789 – August 22, 1839) was an American Quaker abolitionist who established several anti-slavery newspapers and worked for many others. Events 46 BC - Titus Labienus defeats Julius Caesar in the Battle of Ruspina. Year 1789 ( MDCCLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 392 - Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor. Year 1839 ( MDCCCXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Abolitionism was a political movement of the 18th and 19th century which sought to make Slavery illegal particularly in the United States and British West Indies He traveled widely seeking to limit the expansion of slavery, and in seeking to establish a colony to which freed slaves might be located, outside of the United States. As a social-economic system slavery is a legal institution under which a Person (called "a slave" is compelled to work for another The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
Lundy was born in Hardwick, Sussex County, New Jersey. The County of Sussex (also known as Sussex County) is the northernmost county in the State of New Jersey. Once he turned nineteen, he moved to Wheeling, Virginia, and spent the first eighteen months working as a saddlemaker's apprentice. Wheeling is a city in West Virginia, in the United States. Most of the city is in Ohio County, with a small After his apprenticeship, he married Esther Lewis. Four years later, he moved to Mount Pleasant, Ohio, and then to St. Clairsville, where he formed the Union Humane Society in 1815. Mount Pleasant is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, in the United States. St Clairsville is a city in Belmont County, Ohio in the United States. Four years later, he founded the antislavery periodical, Philanthropist, which was published at Mount Pleasant. In 1819 he moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where he opposed the expansion of slavery to the state. After moving back to Mount Pleasant, in 1821, Lundy founded The Genius of Universal Emancipation. Year 1821 ( MDCCCXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year The Genius of Universal Emancipation was an Abolitionist newspaper founded in 1821 in Mount Pleasant Ohio by Benjamin Lundy. Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (1807-1834) was invited by Benjamin Lundy to write for his periodical. Elizabeth Margaret Chandler ( 24 December, 1807 &ndash 2 November, 1834) was a noted poet and writer of Pennsylvania and She wrote for and edited the "Ladies' Repository" section of his newspaper. After her death, her articles, poems, and letters were gathered and published by Benjamin Lundy, and the proceeds from the sale of those books went to the cause of abolition. He moved to Greeneville, Tennessee, and then again, in 1824, to Baltimore, Maryland. Greeneville is a town in Greene County, Tennessee, United States.  While living in Baltimore, a major slave-trading center, he was severely thrashed by Austin Woolfolk, an angry slave dealer.
He traveled to Haiti in 1825 in search of a refuge for freed slaves. Haiti ( English: ˈheɪ·tiː or haɪ·ˈjiː·tiː French Haïti a·i·ti Haitian Creole: In 1828, he journeyed on foot through the Eastern States, giving speeches that explained his aims. In 1829, William Lloyd Garrison became co-editor of Genius of Universal Emancipation, and published several particularly inflammatory editions while Lundy was absent in Mexico, still seeking a location for his colony for ex-slaves. William Lloyd Garrison ( December 12 1805 – May 24 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist and social reformer The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. (In 1831, Mexico included areas which are now in the States of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Nevada). Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. New Mexico ( is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States of America. The State of Arizona ( is a state located in the southwestern region of the United States. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Nevada ( is a state located in the western region of the United States of America. Garrison was imprisoned, and Lundy moved the paper to Washington, D.C., where it failed. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D In 1830–31, he visited the Wilberforce colony of freed slaves in Canada. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Between 1832 and 1835 Lundy again visited Mexico and Mexican Texas and applied for an Empresario grant with local authorities to establish a colony of free slaves. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. Mexican Texas is the given name by Texas history scholars to the period between 1821 and 1836 when Texas was governed by Mexico. An empresario was an individual who in the early years of the settlement of Texas, had been granted the right to settle on Mexican land in exchange for recruiting and taking In 1836 he published his most famous work The War in Texas, written to influence public opinion in opposition to the Texas Revolution and Texas annexation to the United States. The Texas Revolution or Texas War of Independence was fought from October 2 1835 to April 21 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas portion of the Mexican In 1836, Lundy began the National Enquirer, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but retired from it in 1838. The National Enquirer was an Abolitionist Newspaper founded by Quaker Benjamin Lundy in 1836. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə That same year, a mob burned Pennsylvania Hall, destroying nearly all of his possessions. He became a persona non grata in Philadelphia. Persona non grata ( Latin, Plural: personae non gratae, also abbreviated PNG literally meaning "an unwelcome person" is a term used
In 1839, after moving to Lowell, LaSalle County, Illinois, he revived the Genius of Universal Emancipation. LaSalle County is a County located in the US state of Illinois. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. He was able to produce only a few issues before he died of a fever.