Anti-Slavery Convention in Essex County

ANTI-SLAVERY CONVENTION   Held in Topsfield,on the 4th day of April, 1834, …. To consider the expediency of forming an Essex County Anti-Slavery Society  ……46 gentlemen were present from eleven towns of the county.  Resolved to meet for the formation of said Society , at Salem, on Wednesday, the eleventh day of June next, at 10 o’clock A.M.

(Liberator, April 19, 1834, pg 2)