Elijah Parish Lovejoy quote

Elijah Parish Lovejoy quotes

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While I value the good opinion of my fellow citizens as highly as anyone, I may be permitted to say that I am governed by higher considerations than either the favor or the fear of man. I am impelled to the course I have taken because I fear God.

Elijah Parish Lovejoy

Elijah Parish Lovejoy

Elijah Parish Lovejoy

Elijah Parish Lovejoy was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor and abolitionist. He was murdered by a pro-slavery mob in Alton, Illinois, during their attack on Godfrey and Gillman's warehouse to destroy his press and abolitionist materials.

Birth: 1802-11-09

Died: 1837-11-07

Nickname: Elijah Parish Lovejoy

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