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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 History of the United States of America, Volume 4

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1851
...humanity and policy as well as of religion. 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," had been organized in Philadelphia (1787), of which Franklin was president, and Dr. Rush and Tench...
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 4

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1852
...humanity and policy as well as of religion. 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," had been organized in Philadelphia (1787), of which Franklin was president, and Dr. Rush and Tench...
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Opening Speech of John W. Ashmead, United States District Attorney, in the ...

United States. District Attorney (Pennsylvania : Eastern District) - Fugitive slaves - 1852 - 24 pages
...good man had been chosen first President of a " 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"—a society which deserves especial mention here, as one of the latest acts of its useful and...
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The Works of Samuel Hopkins, D.D. ...

Samuel Hopkins - 1852
...ultimately, •' The Providence Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, for the Relief of Persons unlawfully held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race." It contained, in 171)0, one hundred and eighieen members, of whom sixty-efght lived in Massachusetts,...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ...

Joseph Gales - United States - 1854
...consider and report thereon by ll or otherwise. Mr. RORERTS presented the petition of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...and for improving the condition of the African race; and the petition was read, and referred to the committee on so much of the Message of the President...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1854
...restrictions may be imposed on the issuing of patents.—Referred to tue Committee on the Judiciary. tioD of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully...for improving the condition of the African race," praying that further measures may be adopted for the protection of the rights of free negroes.—Referred...
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Annals of the Congress of the United States, Volume 30

United States. Congress - United States - 1854
...Pennsylvania Society for promoting the aboliH. OF R. Reportt on Variant Claims. FEBRUARY, 1817. tion of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully...for improving the condition of the African race," praying that further measures may be adopted for the protection of the rights of free negroes. —...
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Works: With a Memoir of His Life and Character, Volume 1

Samuel Hopkins - Congregational churches - 1854
...ultimately, " The Providence Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, for the Relief of Persons unlawfully held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race." It contained, in 1790, one hundred and eighteen members, of whom sixty-eight lived in Massachusetts,...
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The Aged Christian's Companion: Containing a Variety of Essays ... With a ...

John Stanford - Old age (Christian) - 1855 - 435 pages
...respect, at a distance, may be mentioned his election, as early as 1796, as a member of "the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race ; " of which Dr. Benjamin Franklin was the first President, and which it is believed, echoed back the...
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FACTS IN THE CASE OF Passmore Williamson

1855
...the Acting Committee of " The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and /or the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in Bondage,...for improving the condition of the African Race." This Society, whose objects are sufficiently indicated by its name, was incorporated by Legislative...
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