Hello! I am wondering if anyone might know where I could find information about abolitionists in Oxford County, especially Woodstock & Sumner. I'd be looking for association records, or church groups, meeting minutes that sort of thing.. anything, really, that might show names of those who were active in the movement.


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You can view some abolitionist petitions at Digital Maine, including one in this collection signed by women from Sumner and Hartford. I'm sure the National Archives has anti-slavery petitions from Maine towns that are not yet online.

This is very useful - thank you!!

Chris is on-point. 

I woulld also suggest wading through the newspapers of the time, if they're digitized. You might come across articles referring to meetings - both for and against. 


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