New Society in Topsfield , June 29, 1839
An Anti-Slavery Society, auxiliary to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, was formed in our place on the evening of the 27th inst.
The following is a list of officers for the ensuing year: William E. Kimball, President
John Hood, Benjamin P. Adams, William P. Dodge, Vice Presidents
Samuel Jones, Secretary, William B. Reed, Treasurer; Joseph W. Batchelder, Audtor
(Liberator, July 5, 1839, pg 3)