Come to Peterboro:Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of 1835


Come to Peterboro! Commemorating the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the New York State Anti-Slavery Society, Oct. 21-22 1835: illustrated publication written

by Milton C. Sernett PhD.

Professor emeritus Syracuse University for the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the first meeting. Sernett begins with the troubled times leading up to the  Utica mobs that forced the abolition delegates to  move their meeting to Peterboro Oct. 22,1835. The Proceedings, including the list of the names of delegates of the meeting are included in the book.

Paperback: 82 pages

Publisher: Createspace (2010) 

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