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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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A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...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, nor more deserving of public encouragement and approbation...
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FANATICISM AND ITS RESULTS

1860
...ever offered, and embodies the spirit of a majority of the rest. * ' A Memorial of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and the of the African race. " The Memorial respectfully showeth : That, from a regard for the happiness...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 32

Literature - 1861
...beginning of the end, we shall here set it forth. It is as follows : "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 the...
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The Cotton Trade: Its Bearing Upon the Prosperity of Great Britain and ...

George McHenry - Confederate States of America - 1863 - 292 pages
...memorial from Benjamin Franklin, President of the ' Pennsylvanian Society for Promoting the Aboli' tion of Slavery, the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in ' Bondage, and the Improvement of the Condition of the African ' Race.' Mr. Tucker, of Virginia, was surprised to...
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A Catalogue of the Books, Autographs, Engravings, and Miscellaneous Articles ...

John Allan, Joseph Sabin - Books - 1864 - 343 pages
...Constitution and Act of Incorporation of the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery and the Relief of Free Negroes, unlawfully held in Bondage,...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race. To which are added the Acts of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania for the gradual Abolition of Slavery,...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bibliography - 1864
...1792, he became a member of the Society " for the purpose of promoting the Abolition of Slavery, for the relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African Upwards of one hundred and forty years have elapsed since the peaceful companions of William Penn landed...
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History of the Rebellion: Its Authors and Causes

Joshua Reed Giddings - United States - 1864 - 490 pages
...action." On the following day, however, a petition signed by the venerable Dr. Franklin, "President of the Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free Negroes held in Bondage, and 1mprovement of the African Race," was presented for the consideration of the House....
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Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New ...

Rhode Island - Rhode Island - 1865
...and title of 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. And by the same name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and be sued, implead...
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The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to ...

George Lunt - United States - 1866 - 491 pages
...abolition of the slave trade ; the other came from a body of persons calling themselves " 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 latter, singularly enough, was signed by Dr. Franklin, as...
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The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to ...

George Lunt - United States - 1867 - 491 pages
...abolition of the slave trade ; the other came from a body of persons calling themselves " 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 latter, singularly enough, was signed by Dr. Franklin, as...
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