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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Illinois Anti-Slavery Society

City: Putnam County

State: IL

Start date: 1834-02-06

End date: 1834-02-06

Content: Putnam County. Illinois, Feb 6, 1834

Mr. Garrison: “….I will give you a short account of our Anti-Slavery Society…..the following is the binding part of the Constitution, or that part which sets forth the principles of the Society …….......

With difficulty eleven names were got to sign the Constitution, and the officers were elected:

President, Samuel D. Laughlin, Esq.; Vice President, Wm. Stewart; Recording Secretary, James W. Willis; Corresponding Secretary, George B. Willis.
Directors: Jas. G. Laughlin, Smiley Shepherd, Robertus H. Stephenson

(Liberator, March 29, 1834, pg 2)

Notable people involved: Samuel D. Laughlin, Esq.
Wm. Stewart
James W. Willis
George B. Willis
Jas. G. Laughlin
Smiley Shepherd
Robertus H. Stephenson

Citations: Liberator March 29, 1834, pg 2

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