1842 Anti-Slavery Organizations Fanueil Hall

This Association shall be the North Abington Church Anti-Slavery Society. Officers elected:   Rev. Willard Pierce, ,President;  Dea. Samuel Wales, Vice President;  Dea. James Ford, Secretary; Executive Committee: Mr. Solomon Ford,…

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June 2, 1865 More than two full pages of speeches as the AASS considers its continuance. With the decision made not to dissolve the organization, there is a Nominating Committee…

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May 8, 1865 Difficult to summarize, too long to quote, the editor advocates for the dissolution of the AAS.  There are then quotes  from two papers, the Commonwealth, and the…

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October 23, 1863 One again, here is the petition, sponsored by the Loyal Women of The Republic, through their National Association,  calling upon the Congress to enact emancipation of all…

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1863 Anti-Slavery Organizations Females Petition Drives

February 8, 1861 This article recounts a debate in the Massachusetts House of Representatives over a motion to allow the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society the use of Representatives Hall, in consequence…

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1861 Anti-Slavery Organizations Massachusetts Legislature

February 1, 1861 Garrison’s letter indicates that he has been ill eighteen days, and that today’s meeting of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society will be the first of its annual meetings…

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December 14, 1860 A long article, signed by C.K.W., gives a detailed account of the event, including an account of the re-convened meeting at the Joy Street church.  Among those…

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March 25, 1859 An account of a Convention, recently held in Worcester, in which fifty clergymen and laymen formed The Church Anti-Slavery Society of the United States.   They could not…

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January 4, 1856 A letter to Garrison, comes from Charles E. Mickley, writing from Fairfield, Lenawee Co. Michigan.   He reports the proceedings of an Anti-Slavery meeting, knowing that “friends of…

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December 1, 1854 A letter to Garrison, from W. H. Fish, no address given, (Worcester area assumed) tells of a social gathering of abolitionists in Blackstone, an Anti-Slavery Social Party. …

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November 10, 1854 A notice to the Friends of the paper, signed by Wendell Phillips, and Francis Jackson,  and an action of the Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society,…

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November 11, 1853 At a recent meeting in Adrian, Michigan, the new Society was formed, with a constitution, and officers elected, and resolutions presented by Garrison, were adopted.

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February 11, 1853 A speech by Higginson, at Faneuil Hall, during the recent MASS annual meeting. “… I should speak on agitation, and not of agitators…. agitation is destined to…

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July 16, 1852 The Anti-Slavery office has been robbed.  Fifty dollars is gone, more than three-fourths of which belonged to the Liberator.  It is a “loss we are not well…

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April 30, 1852 Parker Pillsbury writes that “we have just closed a fatiquing and  every way trying campaign in Maine.  “In Portland we had meetings of a truly cheering character.…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1852 Anti-Slavery Organizations Pillsbury, Parker

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November 7, 1851 Henry C. Wright, writes from Indiana, where he has attended a Women’s Convention.  The Convention has adopted several strong anti-slavery resolutions. One Methodist leader, Bible in hand,…

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August 23, 1850 A notice of conventions to be held, pursuant to a resolution at the recent New England Anti-Slavery Convention: It lists meetings to be held in Rutland (Worcester…

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June 29, 1849 From Westminster, June 22, from Alfred Wyman:  “I send you $5.00 as a donation to the Mass. A.S. Society.  It is but a small amount, considering he…

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December 3, 1847 “This is the season when Sewing Circles should flourish most ….Sewing Circles are among the best means for agitating and keeping alive the question of anti-slavery.  ….…

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March 22, 1844 Here is an announcement of one hundred conventions to be held in Massachusetts, listing the towns and dates for each (usual two days each), and indicating some…

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August 11, 1843 In an item addressed to the Essex County Anti-Slavery Conference,  Chapman here pleas for financial support for the cause.  She indicates that her letter is in behalf…

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July 14, 1843 Here is a notice that arrangements have been made for holding one hundred Anti- Slavery Conventions within the next six months, listing parts of the country,  chiefly in New…

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March 17, 1843     Commenting on a copy of the Third Annual Report of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, here is the following:  “Referring to the treachery of the…

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September 16, 1842 Here is a record of an Essex County Conference, August 18, held in Andover.  “Reports were listened to from societies in Boston, Cambridge, Danvers, Andover, Reading, Haverhill,…

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March 18, 1842  The Executive Committee of the Rhode Island State Anti-Slavery Society has voted resolutions calling for the state to remove from its Constitution the word “white”, which restricts…

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February 25, 1842 Notes of a meeting of the Essex County A.S. Society, Feb 8, 1842.  A resolution presented by Garrison, calling for disunion, debated, and in evening session, finally…

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February 18, 1842 This meeting, held in the Representatives’ Hall, began at an early evening hour, and continued until almost eleven.  Speakers included Remond,  Phillips, Frederick Douglass, Abby Kelley, and…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1842 Anti-Slavery Organizations Douglass, Frederick Kelley, Abby Phillips, Wendell Remond, Lenox

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March 5, 1836 In a letter from Brooklyn, Ct, Feb 10, 1836, written to Mr. Oliver Johnson, Garrison indicates that he cannot attend the meeting of the Vermont Anti Slavery…

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Notice of the party meeting, deferred until February, hoping for the largest “anti-slavery meeting ever assembled in Boston.

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A letter appears from Garrison, upon his return from London: “On the London Convention I shall speak without reserve in future numbers of The Liberator.  It was anything but a…

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The following resolution was adopted by the Vermont ASS: “That those ministers who, with all the light they now enjoy in regard to the sinfullness of the slaveholder, and the…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1840 Anti-Slavery Organizations Churches Vermont

A notice appears about a two-day meeting of the Essex County Anti-Slavery Society, to be held in Lynn. Calls for a “strong rallying”; …”Let them evince that abolitionism has indeed…

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A. L. Haskell, writes from Newburyport, July 20th:   ” I find the most of our anti-slavery friends firmly united to the parent society, the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society….” Then he tells…

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