Oliver Johnson excommunication

Oliver Johnson, publishing agent of the Liberator, late of this village, was, last Sabbath, formally excommunicated from Dr. Merrill’s church in this place, for holding and promulgating sentiments respecting the institutions of the Christian Church, the Sabbath, and Ministry, which the church regard as subversive of all these religious institutions.   — Middlebury Free Press.

Liberator, April 23, 1841, pg 4)