Francis Jackson (Abolitionist)

Francis Jackson (Abolitionist)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis Jackson (1789-1861) was an abolitionist in Boston, Massachusetts. He was affiliated with the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, the American Anti-Slavery Society and the Boston Vigilance Committee. He also worked for the South Cove Corporation, filling in land in Boston's South End in the 1830s. Jackson was born in Newton, Massachusetts to Timothy Jackson (1756-1814), who fought in the American Revolutionary War and later built the Jackson Homestead in Newton. Siblings included Edmund Jackson, George Jackson, Stephen Jackson, Lucretia Jackson, and politician William Jackson. Francis Jackson served on the Boston City Council in 1823-1824 (common council, Ward 12) and 1826 (alderman).[4][5] In 1832 he held the position of "Land Commissioner" for the city of Boston. He lived on Washington Street (ca.1823), Tremont Street (ca.1832) and Hollis Street (ca.1848-1861).show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613567482X
  • 9786135674828