Anti-Slavery Society in Barnstable

An Anti-Slavery Society was formed in Barnstable, Feb 13, 1835, when 17 subscribed their names as members.

Officers :  Zaccheus Hamlin, Esq., Pres.   Capt. Timothy Baker,, Charles Goodspeed, Warren Marchant, Esq., Vice Presidents;

F. Marchant, Esq., Rec. Sec’ry;  Rev. D. Chessman, Cor. Sec’ry;  Otis Loring, Esq., Treasurer.

The next meeting was at the Baptist meeting-house in Hyannis, March 17 …. 53 new members added; in the evening of the same day,  in a meeting-house in Aserville, 39 new members were added, making the whole number of members 100.   Hyannis, March 30, 1835

                                                (Liberator, April 4, 1835, pg 2)