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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Anti-Slavery Society formed

City: Weymouth & Braintree

State: MA

Start date: 1836-04-11

End date: 1837-04-11

Content: A meeting was called by one hundred and one persons in the Union Religious Society of Weymouth and Braintree, to consider the expediency of forming an Anti-Slavery Society., adjourned to Monday evening, April 11, to form the Union Anti-Slavery Society.

Officers: President – Fisher A. Kingsbury
Vice-Presidents: Messrs. Elias Richards and Lysander Richards
Recording Secretary – Henry B. Cowing;
Corresponding Secretary – James Whittemore; Treasurer: Ezra Leach;
Directors: Rev. Jonas Perkins: , Col. Ira Curtis, Hezekiah Thayer, Dea. John P. Nash, Samuel Newcomb

(Liberator April 23, 1836, pg 2)

Notable people involved: Fisher A. Kingsbury
Elias Richards
Lysander Richards
Henry B. Cowing
James Whittemore
Ezra Leach
Rev. Jonas Perkins
Col. Ira Curtis
Hezekiah Thayer
Dea. John P. Nash
Samuel Newcomb

Citations: Liberator, April 23, 1836 pg 2

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