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The fundamental basis for this work was the large collection of Grimké family materials in the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, a finely organized and rich body of material that many scholars have consulted, with profit, on other topics. Additional research was done at other places, including the South Carolina Historical Society, the South Caroliniana Library, the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, the Houghton Library, the university archives, and the library of the Law School at Harvard University, the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the Boston University Library and the Boston Public Library, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library, the University of California, San Diego, Library, and that of the University of California, Irvine.

6 3 Archibald H. Grimké, "Memoirs of Archibald H. Grimké," 8889, in Archibald H. , "Family Crisis," 178; Henry Grimké, Broadside notice [ca. 1847], in South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia. 4 Archibald Grimké, "Memoirs," 12. 5 Henry Grimké to E. Montague Grimké, October 1, 1850, July 21, 1851, in E. Montague Grimké Papers, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia. , in E. Montague Grimké Papers. Page 4 It would be a mistake, however, to assume that Henry shared his more famous abolitionist sisters' racial enlightenment.

29 Richard C. Wade, Slavery in the Cities. The South, 18201860 (New York, 1964), 32. 30 Archibald Grimké, "Memoirs," 2930. Page 13 earlier been forced to make, she had not lost her fire, and she turned on Montague, reminding him that Archie was Henry's child and therefore Montague's brother and of his agreement to take care of the family after Henry's death. Montague called her a liarthough surely he must have known betterand flew into a rage. He did not strike her, but he went to the police. She was arrested and taken to the workhouse, a Charleston facility for the punishment of slaves, where she was confined in a cell for about a week.

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