A meeting of the citizens of South Brookfield, Mass., was held at the Methodist Church, Dec.29, 1836, for the purpose of forming an Anti-Slavery Society.
A Preamble and Constitution, containing fifteen names, were presented, unanimously accepted by the meeting, and signed by twenty-two other gentlemen.
Officers chosen for the present year: President – Winthrop Morse Vice-President – Rev. Richard Woodruff
Secretary –O.C. Felton Treasurer — Alfred Jenks
Counsellors: Rev. Samuel Heath, Dea. Henry Reed, Skelton Felton, Esq., Dr. Aaron Green, William B. Olds.
(Liberator March 4, 1837, pg 4)