An Anti-Slavery Society has been organized in Gloucester, (West Parish) — Thomas Haskell, President; William H. Haskell, Vice President; Sarah C. Haskell, Secretary and Librarian; Hehitabel Haskell, Treasurer; Henry Haskell, Elizabeth Haskell, and Mrs. Wm. Haskell, Counsellors. The Society has about 30 members.
A Society has been formed in Middleton, (Essex Co) Dea. David Stiles, President; Samuel Russell, Vice President; Freeman Stiles, Corresponding Secretary; Elisha Wilkins, Recording Secretary; David Stiles,Jr, Treasurer; Lewis Tyler, Jasper Richarson, Benjamin Hutchinson, Directors; Mrs. David Stiles, Jr., Librarian; About 50 members.
A Society has also been formed in Barnstable. Loring Crocker, Jr. President; Jabez Nye, Vice President; Josiah Litch, Secretary; Freeman Howland, Treasurer
(Liberator, October 12, 1838,pg 3)