Title: Western New York Anti-Slavery Society formed
City: Western New York
Start date: 1843-01-06
End date: 1843-01-06
Content: Western New York Anti-Slavery Society created
The committee appointed to take into consideration the propriety of forming a Western N.Y. Anti-Slavery Society, submitted the following resolution: …………………….
A committee consisting of J.A. Collins, Lewis Burtiss, Cyrus Thompson, Sampson Robbins, Sylvia P. Mead, Mary Ann McClintock, Pliny Sexton, Amy Port, J.C. Hathaway adjourned, and met again at 2 o’clock P.M……….
Officers chosen: President: Samuel D. Porter, Rochester; Vice President: ten people listed by towns; Executive Committee: 19 people, listed by towns; Corresponding Secretary: J.C. Hathaway; Recording Secretaries, Nelson Bostwick, John Kedzie; Treasurer: Benjamin Fish.
(Liberator, Jan 6, 1843, pg 2)
Notable people involved: J.A.Collins
Sylvia P. Mead
Mary Ann McClintock
Samuel D. Porter
Citations: Liberator, Jan 6, 1843, pg 2)