Archive:James S. Whitney (fl. 1854)

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Nebraska and Kansas Report of the Committee of the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Society with the Act of Incorporation and Other Documents, Boston, published for the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Co., 1854.

In the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty-four


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECT. 1. Benjamin C. Clark, Isaac Livermore, Isaac Davis, William G. Bates, Stephen C. Phillips, Charles G. Hazewell, Alexander H. Bullock, Henry Wilson, James S. Whitney, Samuel E. Sewall, Samuel G. Howe, James Holland, Moses Kimball, James D. Green, Francis W. Bird, Otis Clapp, Anson Burlingame, Eli Thayer, and Otis Rich, their associates, successors, and assigns, are hereby made a corporation, by the name of the Massachusetts Immigrant Aid Company for the purpose of assisting emigrants to settle in the West; and, for this purpose, they have all the powers and privileges, and be subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities, set forth in the thirty-eighth and forty-fourth chapters of the Revised Statutes. ...

This was very likely James Scolly8 Whitney, Stephen7, Josiah6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1

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