Title: Anti-Slavery Society formed
City: South Brookfield
Start date: 1836-12-29
End date: 1836-12-29
Content: Brother Garrison:
A meeting of the citizens of South Brookfield, Mass., was held at the Methodist Church, Dec.29, 1836, for the purpose of forming an Anti-Slavery Society.
A Preamble and Constitution, containing fifteen names, were presented, unanimously accepted by the meeting, and signed by twenty-two other gentlemen. Officers chosen for the present year:
President – Winthrop Morse Vice-President – Rev. Richard Woodruff Secretary --O.C. Felton Treasurer -- Alfred Jenks
Counsellors: Rev. Samuel Heath, Dea. Henry Reed, Skelton Felton, Esq., Dr. Aaron Green, William B. Olds.
(Liberator March 4, 1837, pg 4)
Notable people involved: Winthrop Morse
Rev. Richard Woodruff
Rev. Samuel Heath
Dea. Henry Reed
Skelton Felton, Esq.
Dr. Aaron Greedn
William B. Olds
Citations: (Liberator, March 4, 1837, pg 1)