What is the New England Emigrant Aid Company?

1st Chartered July 27, 1854 Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, who owned the Sallie House land as of April 17, 1857, wrote from Southampton, Massachusetts, indicating his desire to go to Kansas to explore business possibilities and to keep slavery from gaining a foothold in the territory. Pomeroy, who likely was writing…

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Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, 1816-1891

  Born at Southampton, Massachusetts, on January 3, 1816, Samuel C. Pomeroy attended Amherst College (1836-38) and held several local offices in Southampton before serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1852-53. He became active in the antislavery movement and, after the enactment of the Kansas-Nebraska bill, served as general…

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Ancestry of Samuel Clarke Pomeroy

      Samuel Clarke Pomeroy   Born Jan. 3 1816 in Hampshire Co., Southampton Mass. Died Aug. 27, 1891 in Whitinsville Co. Mass.  *Notes for Samuel Pomeroy – He attended Amherst College Mass. from 1836-1838. He then went to New York State and taught school. Then he returned to Southampton Mass.…

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Pomeroy Family

information compiled by Leslie Hayes    *Notes for Samuel Pomeroy – He attened Amherst College Mass. from 1836-1838. He then went to New York State and taught school. Then he returned to Southampton Mass. abt. 1842 and held several local offices. State House Of Representives from 1852-1859.  He came to…

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