History of the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society
- History of the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society
Details of early meetings described. Fundraising events highlighted including efforts during Civil War: quilts, bedding, mittens and other donations. Annisquam Village Church as recipient of financial support from the Society.
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By Miss C. A. Lane
May 24, 1889
- Annisquam Historical Society
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Annisquam Life Collection 1760-2015
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Female Benevolent Society (Annisquam, Mass.)
MassachusettsEssex (county)Ann, Cape
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Address given at "Fiftieth Anniversary" of creation Annisquam Female Benevolent Society. (Date of creation was actually 1837 not 1839, as noted in address.)
Miss Eunice Fellows noted as founder of society. Early Constitution, drawn up by Nancy Leonard. Original members listed. Poetry by Charlotte A. Lane included.
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