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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Anti-Slavery Society formed

City: Adamville

State: MA

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
Rev.James Smither
J. Sexton
John Dyer, Jr.

Citations: Liberator, May 26, 1837, pg1

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