Title: Pawtucket Anti-Slavery Society
Start date: 1834-02-22
Content: At a meeting of the citizens of Pawtucket friendly to the formation of an Anti-Slavery Society, held at the Baptist Vestry, on Friday the 10th of Jan, 1834, Joseph Healy, was appointed Chairman and Joseph Wisson, Secretary….. A Preamble and Constitution were adopted ….
A committee was adopted to obtain signatures to the Constitution and nominate officers for the Society….
At an adjourned meeting the following gentlemen were elected officers: President – John Blain; Vice President – Samuel Foster; Treasurer – Joseph Healy; Corresponding Secretary – Ray Potter; Recording Secretary – Joseph Wisson; Counsellors - N. H., Ingraham, Edward Mason, Joseph Wood, Joseph Arnold, Jonathan Cole, George W. Walker, Isaac Collyer, Wm. P. Henry and Wm. Adams
(Liberator, February 22,1834 pg. 2)
Notable people involved: John Blain
George W. Walker
Wm. P. Henry
Citations: Liberator Feb 22, 1834,pg 2