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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 Yorkshireman, a religious and literary journal, by a Friend [L ..., Volume 4

Luke Howard - 1836
...City of Pennsylvania, and Vicinity. Philadelphia, printed by J ohn Ormrod ; 1800. " The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...and for improving the condition of the African race, have often been impressed with a very anxious solicitude for your welfare. They have exerted themselves...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States, in ...

United States. Circuit Court (3rd Circuit), Henry Baldwin - Law reports, digests, etc - 1837 - 651 pages
...incorporate a society by the name of the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery, and for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race." No society was ever founded for nobler objects, or more deserving of public encouragement and approbation...
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"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ...

Julius Rubens Ames - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 231 pages
...To the Senate and House of Representatives of tJie United States : The 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 — RESPECTFULLY SHEWETH, That from" a regard...
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"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ...

Julius Rubens Ames - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 231 pages
...To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Slates : The 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 — RESPECTFULLY SHEWETH, That from a regard for...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 11

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1838
...the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery — for the relief of free negroes held in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race, on ihe 6th of November, 1792. "jl was afterwards elected one of Ihe vice presidents and on the 22d...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...Philadelphia Soeiety for alleviating the miseries of publie prisons ;" and " The Pennsylvania Soeiety for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and the improvement of the eondition of the Afriean raee." Of eaeh of these Dr Franklin was appointed president....
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"Liberty."

Julius Rubens Ames - Slavery - 1839 - 141 pages
...the most refined humanity ; one "for alleviating the miseries of public prisons," and the other, "fm 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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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 4

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bibliography - 1840
...society, instituted (according to its title,) " for the purpose of promoting the abolition of slavery, for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," of which society he was chosen president in the year 1818, on the death of Dr. Wistar. It is proper...
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History of the United States, from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - United States - 1840 - 326 pages
...afterwards, there was instituted in the same state, a society "for promoting the abolition of slavery, for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race." All the states, north and east of Maryland, have since made laws for their gradual emancipation. On...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 4, Part 1

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bibliography - 1840
...society, instituted (according to its title,) " for the purpose of promoting the abolition of slavery, for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," of which society he was chosen president in the year 1818, on the death of Dr. Wistar. It is proper...
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