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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Salem and Vicinity Anti-Slavery Society

City: Salem

State: MA

Start date: 1834-02-22

End date: 1834-02-22

Content: The Anti-Slavery Society of Salem and Vicinity

The society, then consisting of eighty members, was organized on the evening of 27th January, by the choice of the following gentlemen to fill the several offices for the ensuing year:

Rev. Cyrus P. Grosvenor, of Salem, President Dea. William B. Dodge, of Salem, lst Vice President; Doct. Ingalls Kittredge, of Beverly, 2d do; Col. Jesse Putnam, of Danvers, 3d do; Capt. Benj. Porter, of Marblehead, 4th do; Rev. George B. Cheever, of Salem, Corresponding Secretary; Mr. Rufus Putnam, of Salem, Recording Secretary; Mr. Thomas Spencer, of Salem, Rev. John Holroyd, of Danvers; Mr. E. B. Dearborn, of M’head, Mr. Nathan Putnam, of Salem, Dea. Richard M. Chipman, of Salem, Mr. William , of Salem, Mr. Robert Cogswell, of Salem, Treasurer, Mr. Benjamin H. Ives, of Salem, Auditor

(Liberator, February 22 , 1834, pg 2)

Notable people involved: Rev.Cyrus P. Grosvenor
Dea. William B. Dodge
Doctor Ingalls Kittredge
Col. Jesse Putnam
Capt. Benj. Porter
Rev. George B. Cheever
Mr. Rufus Putnam
Thomas Spencer
Rev. John Holroyd
E.B. Dearborn
Nathan Putnam
Dea. Richard M. Chipman
Mr. William
Robert Cogswell
Benjamin H. Ives

Citations: Liberator Feb 22, 1834, pg 2

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