‘DYING AWAY!’ Lynn, Feb. 23, 1839
Friend Garrison: Please notice the following new Societies:
West Newbury — organized first Tuesday in September, 1838 , President, Moses Emery; Vice President, John E. Bartlett, Treasurer, Oliver Brown, Secretary, John M. Poor, Directors: Somerby Noyes, John Carr, Abiel Lovejoy, Stephen Little. 82 members
Ipswich — organized Dec 3d, 1838 President, Josiah Caldwell; Vice Presidents, Rev. Joel Knight, Wm. George, Amos Dunnels; Corresponding Secretary, Dr. Asabel Wilds,; Recording Secretary, D. Wood; Treasurer, David Andrews. 100 Members.
Female Society formed Dec. 25th President, Rebecca Waite; Vice President, Elva Cogswell, Secretary, Mary E. Wade; Managers, Mrs. Lucy Caldwell, Mrs. Amos Dunnels, Mary Wardwell, Mary W. Philbrick 30 Members
West Amesbury Female Society, formed Sept 10, 1838 President, Mrs. Lucy B.Clark, Vice President, Dolly Sargent, Corresponding Secretary, Caroline P. Sargent, Recording Secretary, Dolly G. Sargent, Treasurer, Mary Annis; Managers: Mary G.Bailey, Mary Whittie, Elizabeth Nichols. 45 Members.
Annis-Squam (Gloucester) Society, formed December 24th, 1838 President, Ignatius Sargent, Vice President, Joshua Tucker, Corresponding Secretary, Rev. George C. Leach, Recording Secretary, James Davis,Jr. Tre; Treasurer, Dr. Bacon C ounsellors: Thomas J. Low, John Lane, Reuben P. Davis, John N. Davis, 60 Members.
Yours, for the slave, EDWIN Thompson
(Liberator, March 22, 1839, pg 4)