Theodore Dwight Weld


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Noun1.Theodore Dwight Weld - United States abolitionist (1803-1895)
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Eventually, after her excommunication for marrying outside of the Quaker fold, Grimke, Sarah, and Angelina's husband Theodore Dwight Weld (1803-95) would adopt a non-institutional "religion of humanity.
Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society.
31) "Letter to Theodore Dwight Weld and John Greenleaf Whittier," Document 28, Kathryn Kish Sklar, Women's Rights Emerges with the Antislavery Movement 1830-1870: A Brief History with Documents (Boston and New York: Bedford/St.
To probe these dynamics, Hempton samples nine individuals--George Eliot, Francis Newman, Theodore Dwight Weld, Sarah Grimke, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frances Willard, Vincent van Gogh, Edmund Gosse, and James Baldwin--and provides both a thumbnail religious biography and an account of each one's entrance into and exit from the evangelical fold.
When Angelina Grimke married the abolitionist and reformer Theodore Dwight Weld in 1838 and settled in Fort Lee, New Jersey, with her husband and sister, the two sisters retired from public speaking.
Thus, in 1837 Theodore Dwight Weld published The Bible Against Slavery.
It should be noted while the sisters functioned as and believed themselves to be considered agents, when the sisters sought to clarify their official relationship with the AASS in the midst of their controversial speaking tour the Executive Committee chose to not label them agents but instead extended to them the nebulous status of "cooperators" (Weld to Sarah and Angelina Grimke, 1 October [1 September] 1837, Letters of Theodore Dwight Weld, Angelina Grimke Weld, and Sarah Grimke, 1822-1844, ed.
The labors of Theodore Dwight Weld, a Finney convert who until Barnes's discoveries was practically unknown, struck Barnes as having been far more effective in promoting antislavery than those of William Lloyd Garrison, the presumed leader of the movement.
Theodore Dwight Weld, having redirected his zeal from the temperance movement to the antislavery movement, was now selecting and training agents for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
In his love letters to Angelina Grimke in 1838, Theodore Dwight Weld did something one would not expect from a man courting a woman: he repeatedly desexed his fiance in his rhetoric (and at moments even imaginatively remade her into a man) by conflating her with a male friend of his, Charles Stuart.
Theodore Dwight Weld, Massachusetts abolitionist, issued American Slavery as It Is, a report on the evils of slavery culled from southern newspapers and the eyewitness testimony of former slaves and Southern abolitionists.
I feel my Theodore that we are the two halves of one whole, a twain one, two bodies animated by one soul and that the Lord has given us to each other," Grimk[acute{e}] to Weld, Brookline, February 11, 1838, in Letters of Theodore Dwight Weld, Angelina Grimk[acute{e}] and Sarah Grimk[acute{e}] 1822-1844, ed.