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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Anti-Slavery Society formed

City: South Brookfield

State: MA

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
O.C. Felton
Alfred Jenks
Rev. Samuel Heath
Dea. Henry Reed
Skelton Felton, Esq.
Dr. Aaron Greedn
William B. Olds

Citations: (Liberator, March 4, 1837, pg 1)

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