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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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Miscellaneous Essays

Mathew Carey - Charities - 1830 - 472 pages
...children, 8157; sundries, 8120. The number of children in the assylum is 105. 13. "The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes held in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race," consists of about 140 members....
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A Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania: Part First ... General Description ...

Thomas Francis Gordon - Pennsylvania - 1832 - 563 pages
...code, and of having moved the public to found the house of re. fuge. The Pennsylvania society, for the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes...and for improving the condition of the African race, was formed in 1724. The chief end of its institution, the abolition of slavery in Pennsylvania, having...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ..., Volume 2

Joseph Gales - United States - 1834
...which the House adjourned. FRIDAY, February 12. SLAVE TRADE. The following memorial of 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, was presented and read : The memorial respectfully...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...most liberal and refined humanity: one "for alleviating the miseries of public prisons" and the other, "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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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834 - 290 pages
...Philadelphia Sotiely for alleviating the miseries of public prisons ; tnd ihe Pennsylvania Satiety, for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully mtld in bondage, and the improvement of the condition if the J(frimn race. Of each of these Dr. Franklin...
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Friends' Miscellany, Volume 7

John Comly, Isaac Comly - Quakers - 1835
...bringing those into a society, who were friendly to this cause;" and who succeeded in' establishing the "Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...and continued a member thereof until his decease. During all this time, his exertions were indefatigable in the promotion of those benevolent objects...
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Friends' Miscellany, Volume 7

John Comly, Isaac Comly - Quakers - 1835
...friendly to this cause;" and who succeeded in establishing the "Society for promoting the abolilion of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully...and continued a member thereof until his decease. During all this time, his exertions were indefatigable in the promotion of those benevolent objects...
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Memoir of the Rev. John Stanford, D.D.: Late Chaplain to the Humane and ...

Charles George Sommers - 1835 - 417 pages
...and the glory of Christ." During this year, Mr. Stanford was elected a member of the " Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, the...for IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF THE AFRICAN RACE." Among Mr. Stanford's numerous correspondents, it is gratifying to find the name of the venerable and...
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Picture of Philadelphia, Or, A Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1835 - 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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Memoir of the Rev. John Stanford, D.D.: Late Chaplain to the Humane and ...

Charles George Sommers - 1835 - 417 pages
...Stanford was elected a member of the " Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the ABOLITION OF SL\VERV, the RELIEF OF FREE NEGROES unlawfully held in BONDAGE,...for IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF THE AFRICAN RACE." Among Mr. Stanford's numerous correspondents, it is gratifying to find the name of the venerable and...
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