Maria Weston Chapman


Maria Weston Chapman born Weymouth, MA July 25, 1806 (d. 1885). "Joan of Arc of the Anti-Slavery Movement" (Elizabeth Pease); "Garrison's Lieutenant"; co-founder of world's first nonviolent society 1838, edited first nonviolent newspaper.


"We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come." (speech, NY 1855; photo Unitarian-Universalist Assn.)