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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: New Anti-Slavery Societies in 1834

City: Several Towns/Several States


Start date: 1835-01-03

End date: 1835-01-03

Content: The January 3, 1835 Liberator includes PROGRESS OF THE CAUSE. "During the past year, we have recorded in our columns, notices of the formation of the following Anti-Slavery Societies:

Maine: State Society; Portland (2 young men's and female); Bath; Augusta; Waterville; North Yarmouth.

New Hampshire:State Society; Concord(2,male and female); Plymouth; Windham; Campton.

Vermont: State Society; Waitsfield; Ferrisburgh; Ryegate and Barnet; Starksboro; Lincoln

Massachusetts: Boston (female); Amesbury (2,male and female); Salem (2,male and female); Uxbridge; Nantucket(colored); Lowell(2male and female); Haverhill; South Reading; Waltham; Holden; Newburyport (2, male and female); Cambridge; Sandwich; Scituate; Middlesex County Society; Millbury; Plymouth; Woburn; Essex County Society.

Connecticut: Brooklyn(female); Norwich female); Middelton

New York: Rochester (2, white & colored); Oneida Institute; Auburn Theological Seminary

Pennsylvania: Philadephia (female); Clarkson Anti-Slavery Association; Lancaster and Chester County

Ohio: Vernon; Lane Seminary; Columbiana; Lexington; Munroe County, New Lisbon County; New Garden

Illinois: Putnam

In addition to the foregoing, many others have been recorded in the columns of The Emancipator, which have not been transferred to our own. It is extremely desirable to have a complete list of all the Anti-Slavery Societies in the United States.

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Citations: Liberator, Jan 3, 1835

ID: 106