Anti-Slavery Society in South Brookfield

Brother Garrison:

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)