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).