Events and Dates in 1842

02/22 - First national Repeal Convention (for Irish Repeal) met in the large hall of the Philadelphia Museum, chaired by John W. James.

Source: p18, Ignatiev, How the Irish ...

05/06 - Garrison, in The Liberator, wrote that the Constitution was "a covenant with death and and agreement with hell."

05/13 - The Liberator began to appear with "A repeal of the union between northern liberty and sourthern slavery is essential to the abolition of the one, and the preservation of the other." at the head of the editorial column of every issue.