Joseph Cammett Lovejoy

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Joseph Cammett Lovejoy (1805 - 1871) was a clergyman, activist, and author.[1] He was an abolitionist. He was also involved in the debate over liquor laws.[2] His siblings included Elijah Parish Lovejoy and Owen Lovejoy (1811 - 1864).[3][4] He wrote Memoir of Charles T. Torrey about Charles T. Torrey.[5] who died in a Maryland penitentiery after being sentenced for aiding African Americans trying to escape slavery on the Underground Railroad and co-wrote with his brother Owen the memoir of their murdered brother Elijah.

He wrote for The Emancipator (newspaper). He and his brother Owen wrote a memoir of Elijah Lovejoy after his murder by a white mob for publishing am anti-slavery newspaper. In March, 1853 he gave a speech before the Legislative Temperance Committee.[6] He also spoke about liquor legilsation before the Massachusetts Legislature.[7]


  • Memoir of Rev. C. T. Torrey; who died in the Penitentary of of Maryland, where he was confined for showing mercy to the poor
  • Memoir of the REV. Elijah P. Lovejoy; Who Was Murdered in Defence of the Liberty of the Press, at Alton, Illinois, Nov. 7, 1837, co-written with Owen Lovejoy


  1. Williamson, Joseph (September 21, 1896). "A Bibliography of the State of Maine from the Earliest Period to 1891". Thurston print – via Google Books.
  2. "Lovejoy, Joseph C. 1805-1871 (Joseph Cammet) [WorldCat Identities]".
  4. "The North and the South! Letter from J.C. Lovejoy, Esq., to His Brother, Hon. Owen Lovejoy, M.C., with remarks by the editor of the Washington Union by C. LOVEJOY, oseph on Lorne Bair Rare Books". Lorne Bair Rare Books.
  5. Lovejoy, Joseph Cammet (September 21, 1847). "Memoir of Rev. Charles T. Torrey: Who Died in the Penitentiary of Maryland, where He was Confined for Showing Mercy to the Poor. By J. C. Lovejoy". J. P. Jewett – via Google Books.
  6. Lovejoy, Joseph Cammet (September 21, 1853). "Speech of Rev. J.C. Lovejoy Before the Legislative Temperance Society, March 30, 1853" – via Google Books.
  7. Lovejoy, Joseph Cammet (September 21, 1853). "Speech of Rev. J.C. Lovejoy: Before the Committee of the Legislature of Mass. on the Petition of Thomas H. Perkins, and Others, for the Repeal of the Liquor Law, March 15, 1853". R.C. Nichols and H.W. Muzzey – via Google Books.

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