Peace Society of Windham County record book  1826-1839
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The Manuscript Division holds the following related items by Peace Society member Samuel May:

James G. Birney papers: Samuel Joseph May to James G. Birney, May 21, 1852

Artemas Hale papers: Samuel Joseph May to Hale, March 18, 1840; April 29, 1840; September 6, 1840; October 15, 1840; April 30, 1866

Weld-Grimke papers: Samuel Joseph May to Theodore Weld, August 14, 1838; August 9, 1865

Bush papers: Samuel Joseph May to Bush, September 9, 1847

The Clements Library also holds many materials related to other peace societies in the same era.


Kellogg, Ezra B. War Contrary to the Gospel: A Sermon, Preached Before the Peace Society of Windham County, February 4, 1830. Providence: H.H. Brown, printer, Market-Square, 1830.

Ladd, William. The Essays of Philanthropos On Peace & War, Which First Appeared In the Christian Mirror, Printed At Portland, Maine. Revised And Corrected by the Author. Second edition. Exeter, N.H.: Published by John T. Burnham, in behalf of the Exeter, and other peace societies, and sold by F. Grant, 1827.

Welch, Jonathan Ashley. Address Delivered Before the Windham County Peace Society: At Their Semi-annual Meeting, Held At Plainfield, February 13, 1828. Brooklyn, Conn.: Advertiser press, 1828.