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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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Narrative of Facts in the Case of Passmore Williamson

Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society - Fugitive slaves - 1855 - 24 pages
...the Acting Committee of " The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, find fur 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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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1855
...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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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ...

Joseph Gales - United States - 1824
...BRECE presented a memorial 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, praying Congress to adopt measures for the total abolition of slavery within the District of Columbia...
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ATROCIOUS JUDGES LIVES OF JUDGES INFAMOUS AS TOOLS OF TYRANT AND INSTRUMENTS ...

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1856
...; that he is a memher 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," incorporated by act of Assembly passed the 8th day of December, AD 1789, of which Dr. Benjamin Franklin...
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Case of Passmore Williamson: Report of the Proceedings on the Writ of Habeas ...

Passmore Williamson, John Hill Wheeler, Arthur Cannon, United States. District Court (Pennsylvania : Eastern District) - Abolitionists - 1856 - 191 pages
...; that he is a member 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," incorporated by Act of Assembly passed the 8th day of December, AD 1789, of which Dr. Benjamin Franklin...
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The Constitution a Pro-slavery Compact: Or, Extracts from the Madison Papers ...

Wendell Phillips - Constitutional law - 1856 - 208 pages
...To the Senate and House of Representatives of the 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 showeth : That from a regard for...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1857
...hundred for one. FBIDAT, February 12. Abolition of Slavery. 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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The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary ...

Michael W. Cluskey - Etats-Unis - 1857 - 636 pages
...table. On the next day the following memorial was presented and read : " A 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 African race. " The memorial respectfully showeth : " That, from a regard for...
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A List of Some of the Benevolent Institutions of the City of Philadelphia ...

African Americans - 1859 - 36 pages
...Republic of Liberia in Africa. THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE ABOLITION OP SLAVERY, AND FOR THE RELIEF OF FREE NEGROES UNLAWFULLY HELD IN BONDAGE,...AND FOR IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF THE AFRICAN RACE. Incorporated by the Legislature of Pennsylvania, 1787. President, Dillwyn Parrish. treasurer, Caleb...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1859
...refined hunrmity : one "for alleviating the miseries of public prisons" and the other, "for promoling the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondacCj and the improvement of the condition of the African race" -Of ertchof these Dr. Franklin was...
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