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us: May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871


  • [Individual was an abolitionist.]

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    • us: May, Samuel Joseph, 1797-1871
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    • May, Samuel Joseph, 1797-1871
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    • found: His The rights and condition of women, 1846: t.p. (Samuel J. May)
    • found: LC data base, 7-17-89 (hdg.: May, Samuel Joseph, 1797-1871)
    • found: English Wikipedia website, viewed June 12, 2012 (Samuel Joseph May (Sept. 12, 1797--July 1, 1871) a radical American reformer during the nineteenth century, championed multiple reform movements including education, women's rights, and abolitionism; b. in Boston, Mass.; d. in Syracuse, N.Y.)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed February 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (May, Samuel J.; Samuel Joseph May; Unitarian clergyperson, social reformer, abolitionist; born 12 September, 1797 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States; graduated from Harvard College (1817) and Harvard Divinity School (1820); became an Unitarian minister at First Congregational Church, Brooklyn, Connecticut; was an activist of the American Unitarian Association; became vice president of the Garrison's New England Anti-Slavery Society (1832); organizer of the American Anti-Slavery Society (1833); assumed pastorate of the Church of the Messiah, Syracuse, New York (1845-1868); delivered antislavery lecture, Unitarian church, Rochester (1849); was a speaker at the Cincinnati antislavery convention (1852); was a member of the Chaplin Fund Committee; organized Freedmen's Relief Associations, Syracuse (1862); organized the chapter of American Equal Rights Association, Syracuse; died 01 July, 1871 in Syracuse, New York, United States)
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    • [Individual was an abolitionist.]
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