Title: Granville, Ohio celebrates Anniversary of Anti-Slavery , with 120 Societies
City: Granville, Ohio
Start date: 1836-05-14
End date: 1836-05-14
Content: Augustus Wattles writes to "Brother Garrison", dated April 28, to inform him of the results of an Anniversary. "We met in a barn, fitted for the occasion. One hundred and twenty Societies represented, with two hundred delegates present. A resolution was passed to raise ten thousand dollars this year for Anti-Slavery purposes, four thousand of which were pledged on the spot. The Executive Comm are located in Cincinnati."
Notable people involved: Augustus Wattles
Citations: Liberator, May 14, 1836, pg 3