A Female Anti-Slavery Society , Amesbury

FEMALE ANTI-SLAVERY Society,  Amesbury Mills, Jan 13, 1834…..  A meeting of the ladies, who are the decided friends of the abolition of slavery, was holden  in Amesbury, on Tuesday evening, Jan. 7th, at which a Constitution, previously prepared, was read and accepted, and the following ladies were chosen officers for the ensuing year, viz.

Mrs. Helen Howarth, President;    Mrs. Martha Carruthers, V. Pres;     Miss Besey Linscott, Secretary;  Miss Margaret Brown, Treasurer.    Mrs. Mary Gerrish, Miss Hannah Brown, Miss Rhoda F. Osgood,  Prudential Committee.         Present number of members,  SEVENTY !

                                               (Liberator, January 18, 1834, pg 3)