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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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Annals of North America: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in ...

Edward Howland - North America - 1877 - 810 pages
...called by the state legislatures. 1787. — 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," was formed in Philadelphia. Franklin was its president, and Dr. Rush and Tench Coxc its secretaries....
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1878
...New York or in New Jersey. The fourteenth of April, 1775, was the day of founding the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...and for improving the condition of the African race. In 1777, in the heads of a bill proposed by the council, a suggestion was made for ridding the state...
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The Life of Albert Gallatin

Henry Adams - Bookplates - 1879 - 697 pages
...signed by James Pemberton, President, records that Albert Gallatin "is a member of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...for improving the condition of the African race." Party spirit was not violent in Pennsylvania during these few years of Washington's first Administration....
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North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States

Leon F. Litwack - Political Science - 2009 - 325 pages
...Genius of Universal Emancipation (182138) ; Edward Needles, An Historical Memoir of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race (Philadelphia, 1848) ; and Thomas Drake, Quakers and Slavery in America (New Haven, 1950). The papers...
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States

United States. Congress. House - Legislation - 1977
...thereupon to the Houfe. Memorials of the feveral fccieties " for promoting the abolition of fl<very, for the relief of free negroes, unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," in -the ftates of Rhode-Hand, Connecticut, New- York, Pennfylvania, Maryland and Virginia, were prefented...
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The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art ..., Issue 15839

Patricia Hills, Roberta K. Tarbell, Whitney Museum of American Art - Art - 1980 - 190 pages
...1971), p. 78, quoted in Young, "Black American Painters," p. 99. 68. An American group, the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race, published the diagrams in The American Museum in 1789; see fig. 3 1 in Ellwood Parry, The Image of...
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The Peoples of Pennsylvania: An Annotated Bibliography of Resource Materials

David E. Washburn - Minorities - 1981 - 231 pages
...the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slaverv; the Relief of .Negroes' Inlawfullv Held in Bondage; and for Improving the Condition of the African Race. Philadelphia: The Society, 1959. Bennett, Lerone. Before the Mayflower: A history of the .Negro in...
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Philadelphia: A 300 Year History

Russell Frank Weigley, Nicholas B. Wainwright, Edwin Wolf - History - 1982 - 842 pages
...egalitarianism that seemed to threaten Philadelphia itself. The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of the Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free Negroes...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race, founded in 1775, had long since fallen into a very moderate and very respectable type of reformism....
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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz, Graham Storey - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 285 pages
...American Philosophical Society, The Pennsylvania 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 the first thoroughly secular university, the University of Pennsylvania; with John Jay and John...
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Welfare and the Poor in the Nineteenth-century City: Philadelphia, 1800-1854

Priscilla Ferguson Clement - Social Science - 1985 - 223 pages
...341. 7. Alexander, Render Them Submissive, pp. 137-39; Margaret H. Bacon. History of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery; the...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race (Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, Abolition Society, 1959), pp. 6-7, 10. On New York charities for blacks,...
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