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This law was passed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives, declaring that the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company was an official company in the state of Massachusetts. It describes the purpose of the company and lists the men involved in its operation. The Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company was the predecessor to the New England Emigrant Aid Company, which was founded in March, 1855.
Creator: Massachusetts. Legislature. House of Representatives
Date: April 13, 1854
Item Number: 90405
Call Number: Port Vault K 325 M382h 1854
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90405
Collections - Library
Community Life - Town development - Town companies - New England Emigrant Aid Company
Date - 1854-1860 - 1854
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Act
Places - Other States - Massachusetts
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Printed materials - Government publications - Legislative