SOUTH WEYMOUTH ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
At a meeting of persons friendly to the formation of an Anti-Slavery Society in South Weymouth, held at Columbian Hall, April 25, 1836
it was voted to choose a committee to draft a Constitution .
Constitution was adoped at a meeting, May 9. Officers of the Society: President — Appleton Howe, M.D.
Vice President — Thomas Nash Recording Secretary — Reed Blanchard Corresponding Secretary — Jacob Loud, Jr. Treasurer — Allen Vining Directors: Jonathan Trufant, Robert Richards, Samuel Burrill, Benjamin Tirrell, Jr.
The Society numbers eighty-six members, eighty of whom are legal voters.
(Liberator, July 30, 1836, pg 3).