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THE

ADVOCATE OF PEACE.

No. I.

JUNE, 1837.

PUBLISHED BY THE

AMERICAN PEACE SOCIETY.

BOSTON:
WHIPPLE AND DAMRELL,

GENERAL DEPOSITORY, No. 9, CORNHILL.

1837.

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CONTENTS.

VIII. INTELLIGENCE,

Richland Peace Society.

Mr. Lord's Report.

Letter from the President of the Am. Peace Society.

IQ The failure or delay of No. XII. of the American Advocate of Peace,
we understand to have been occasioned by the death of the late Mr. Watson,
the publisher, of whom the American Peace Society merely purchased copies
for its members, and ministers pledged to preach on peace, and was in no
other way responsible for the work. We are informed that the editor was
prepared to issue that number; and we hope it will yet reach our friends.

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OUR friends are already apprized of the society's removal from Hartford to Boston ; a step rendered necessary by the death of our lamented coadjutor, William Watson, and desirable on account of the greater facilities which our present location will furnish for prosecuting the work to which we are devoted.

Mr. Watson, one of the most ardent and indefatigable laborers in the cause of peace that we have ever known, was the mainspring of our operations in Hartford. He had started the Advocate of Peace on his own responsibility a year before we selected that place for the seat of our movements; and, finding him disposed to make great efforts and sacrifices for its continuance, and the work itself executed with much taste, and edited with uncommon ability, we adopted it as our organ, and merged in it our former periodical, the Calumet. The bureau of the society must necessarily be where its organ is published; and as the zeal of Mr. Watson had rallied around him in Connecticut a large number of able and effective coadjutors, there was little difficulty in selecting on the spot a

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