Title: Anti-Slavery Society formed
City: South Weymoth
Start date: 1836-05-09
End date: 1836-05-09
Content: SOUTH WEYMOUTH ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
At a meeting of persons friendly to the formation of an Anti-Slavery Society in South Weymouth, held at Columbian Hall, April 25, 1836 it was voted to choose a committee to draft a Constitution .
Costitution Adoped at a meeting, May 9.
Officers of the Society: President --- Appleton Howe, M.D.
Vice President --- Thomas Nash Recording Secretary --- Reed Blanchard Corresponding Secretary --- Jacob Loud, Jr. Treasurer --- Allen Vining
Directors: Jonathan Trufant, Robert Richards, Samuel Burrill, Benjamin Tirrell, Jr.
The Society numbers eighty-six members, eighty of whom are legal voters.
(Liberator, July 30, 1836, pg 3).
Notable people involved: Appleton Howe, M.D.
Jacob Loud, Jr.
Citations: Liberator, July 30, 1836, pg 3