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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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...— The Philadelphia Society for alleviating the miseries of public persons ; and the Pennsylvania Society , for promoting the abolition of slavery,...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, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Political science - 1840 - 320 pages
...Society for alleviating the miseries of public persons ; and the Pennsylvania Society, for promotiny 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 New Englander

Criticism - 1849
...Milnor at that time doubtless considered pure. " The 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," elected Mr. Milnor as one of its members soon after he entered on his profession. For many years he...
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American Law Magazine, Volume 2

Law - 1844
...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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The American Missionary, Volume 47

Congregational churches - 1893
...revised its constitution, enlarged both its name and range of effort, and became the " Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...for improving the condition of the African race." Benjamin Franklin was made its President. Among its first acts was the distribution 'of copies of its...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 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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A Memoir of the Life of James Milnor, D.D.: Late Rector of St. George's ...

John Seely Stone - 1848 - 646 pages
...of July, 1795, he was elected a member of " The 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." At the annual meeting of that society for 1796, he was elected one of its counsellors ; and for several...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States

United States. Congress - United States - 1849
...time, and passed. 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 States of Rhode Island, Connecticut; New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, were presented...
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A Memoir of the Life of James Milnor

John Seely Stone - Clergy - 1849 - 549 pages
...of July, 1795, he was elected a member of " The 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. " At the annual meeting of that society for 1796, he was elected one of its counsellors ; and for several...
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The Church Review, Volume 2

1850
...earnest member of the Masonic fraternity, of " the 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," and of " the Resolution Fire Company." As a member and officer of these and kindred societies, a favorable...
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