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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: 906 or more delegates to 1840 American Anti-Slavery Society

City: Many towns, states

State: MA

Start date: 1840-05-29

End date:

Content: Roll of Members and Delegates to the Annual Meeting of the American Society. Shown in three columns by state, town,with names of persons. Total of 906, with note of "likely mistakes". ... The whole number of of votes cast opposing Abby Kelley to be on the Business Committee was 1008 names.
States shown: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware. Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Upper Canada, and one for Residences Not Given.

Notable people involved: Abby Kelley

Citations: Liberator, May 29, 1840,pg 2

ID: 8888888935