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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: County Anti-Slavery Society formed

City: Bucks County

State: PA

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Content: Buckingham, Bucks Co., Pa. 7thmo.27th, 1836

Esteemed Friend, Wm. Lloyd Garrison: “…there has been lately an Anti-Slavery Society established in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The number of members is about 25; we feel confident that our number will ere long be considerably enlarged.

The following are the Officers:
President -- Richard Janey Vice President – Mahon B. Linton
Recording Secretary --- Joseph Yardley Corresponding Secretary – Wm. H. Johnson Treasurer --- Wm. Bean
Executive Committee: Thomas Janey, John Buckman, Joseph Longshove, M.D.,
Joseph Janey, Abraham Brown

(Liberator August 20, 1836, pg 3)

Notable people involved: Richard Janey
Mahon B.Linton
Joseph Yardley
Wm.H.Johnson
Wm. Bean
Thomas Janey
John Buckman
Joseph Longshove, M.D.
Joseph Janey
Abraham Brown

Citations: Liberator, Aug 20, 1836,pg 3

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