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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: New York Anti-Slavery Society formed

City: New York

State: NY

Start date: 1833-10--19

End date: 1833-10-19

Content: At a meeting of the friends of immediate emancipation of slaves in the United States, held at Chatham-street Chapel, Oct 2, at half past seven o’clock, John Rankin was chosen Chairman, and Abraham Cox, M.D. Secretary.

A committee appointed at a preliminary meeting, then offered a draft of a Constitution, which was read, and its principles discussed, when the same was unanimously adopted, and is as follows:…….Constitution of the New York Anti-Slavery Society ……
Officers of the Society: Arthur Tappan, President; William Green, Jr., Vice-President; Elizur Wright, Jr., Cor. Secretary; Charles W. Denison, Rec. Sec. Managers: Joshua Leavitt, Isaac T. Hopper, Abraham L.Cox, M.D., Lewis Tappan, William Goodell,

(Liberator, October 19, 1833, pg 3)

Notable people involved: John Rankin
Abraham Cox, M.D.
Arthur Tappan
William Green, Jr.
Elizur Wright, Jr.
Charles W.Denison
Joshua Leavitt
Isaac T. Hopper
Lewis Tappan
William Goodell

Citations: Liberator, October 19, 1833, pg 3

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