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History of the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society

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Title:
History of the Annisquam Female Benevolent Society
Description:
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.
Name on Item:
By Miss C. A. Lane
Date:
May 24, 1889
Format:
Documents
Location:
Annisquam Historical Society
Collection (local):
Annisquam Life Collection 1760-2015
Series:
Historical Memoirs
Subjects:
Fraternal organizations
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Female Benevolent Society (Annisquam, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Ann, Cape
Extent:
6 pages
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
This work is in the public domain under a Creative Commons No Rights Reserved License (CC0).
Publisher:
Gloucester : Breeze Print
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes:
Title from item.
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.
Language:
English
Accession #:
2018H004-34