Title: Anti-Slavery Society formed
Start date: 1837-04-21
End date: 1837-04-21
Content: A New Society….. Adamville, April 21
A goodly number of in habitants of Tiverton and Little Compton adopted a declaration of sentiments and constitution.
Our Society is named the Tiverton and Little Compton Anti-Slavery Society. Thirty one, male and female subscribed to the Constitution at the time and three have since added their names.
We organized by choosing Rev. Junia S. Mowry, President; Rev. James Smither, Vice President; J. Sexton, Recording and Corresponding Secretary, and John Dyer, Jr., Treasurer.
(Liberator, May 26, 1837, pg 1)
Notable people involved: Junia s. Mowry
John Dyer, Jr.
Citations: Liberator, May 26, 1837, pg1