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" April, 1775, was the day of founding the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race. "
Memoirs of Samuel M. Janney, Late of Lincoln, Loudoun County, Va: A Minister ... - Page 74
by Samuel Macpherson Janney - 1890 - 309 pages
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The baptist Magazine

1822
...received from America a certificate of his having been elected honorary member of the " Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...for improving the condition of the African race." His next publication was in 180C, entitled, " The Rise, Fall, and future íRestoration of the Jews."...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1823
...us, also, from the petition of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of Slavery, for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...and for improving the condition of the African race; and that they be laid on the table; also, from the consideration of the petition of .sundry inhabitants...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1823 - 300 pages
...humanity. — The Philadelphia Society for alleviating the miseries of public prisons; and the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and the improvement of the condition of the African race. Of each of these Dr. Franklin was president....
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Philadelphia in 1824: Or, a Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1824 - 254 pages
...application may be made by strangers for further information. Abolition Society. " The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...in bondage, and for improving the condition of the Jlfricun race," was formed in the year 1774, enlarged in 1787, and incorporated in 1789. Among those...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...— The Philadelphia Society for alleviating the miseries of public prisons ; and the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and the improvement of the condition of the Jlfrican race. Of each of these Dr. Franklin was president....
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr, Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1826
...thereupon to the House. Memorials of the several Societies " for promoting the abolition of slavery, for the relief of free negroes, unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," in the Slates of Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, were presented...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...societies. One for alleviating the miseries of public prisons, and the other, entitled the Pennsylvania Society, for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and the improvement of the condition of the African race. For the latter he wrote the plan for improving...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...societies. One for alleviating the miseries of public prisons, and the other, entitled the Pennsylvania Society, for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and the improvement of the condition of the African race. For the latter he wrote the plan for improving...
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American Medical Biography: Or, Memoirs of Eminent Physicians who ..., Volume 1

James Thacher - Medicine - 1828 - 280 pages
...from sharing in the advantages of Jenner's discovery. In the year 1790 he joined the " Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and improving the condition of the African race" ; a charter for which had been obtained the year previous....
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Philadelphia in 1830-1, Or, A Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

Electronic book - 1830 - 288 pages
...application may be made by strangers for further information. Abolition Society. "The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...for improving the condition of the African race," was formed in the year 1774, enlarged in 1787, and incorporated in 1789. Among those who first associated...
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