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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Female Anti-Slavery Society formed

City: Amesbury Mills

State: MA

Start date: 1834-01-13

End date: 1834-01-13

Content: FEMALE ANTI-SLAVERY Society, Amesbury Mills, Jan 13, 1834 A meeting of the ladies, who are the decided friends of the abolition of slavery, was holder in Amesbury, on Tuesday evening, Jan. 7th, at which a Constitution, previously prepared, was read and accepted, and the following ladies were chosen officers for the ensuing year, viz.

Mrs. Helen Howarth, President; Mrs. Martha Carruthers, V. Pres; Miss Besey Linscott, Secretary; Miss Margaret Brown, Treasurer. Mrs. Mary Gerrish, Miss Hannah Brown, Miss Rhoda F. Osgood, Prudential Committee. Present number of members, SEVENTY !

(Liberator, January 18, 1834, pg 3)

Notable people involved: Mrs. Helen Howarth
Mrs. Martha Carruthers
Miss Besey Linscott
Miss Margaret Brown
Mrs. Mary Gerrish
Miss Hannah Brown
Miss Rhoada F. Osgood

Citations: (Liberator, Jan 18, 1834, pg3

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