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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. "
Philadelphia in 1824: Or, a Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ... - Page 68
1824 - 254 pages
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
...— 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 Jtfrican race. Of each of these Dr. Franklin was president....
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The Polyanthos

1814
..." the Philadelphia Society for alleviating the miseries of public prisons," and " the Philadelphia 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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Journal of the Senate of the United States of America

United States. Congress. Senate - 1816
...consider and report thereon by bill or otherwise. Mr. Roberts presented the petition of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race, and the petition was read. On motion by Mr. Roberts, Ordered, That it be referred to...
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1817
...he was chosen an honorary member of the Medical Society, Massachusetts; a member of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...in bondage, and for improving the Condition of the African race; a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society; and a corresponding member of the Royal...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late John Coakley Lettsom ..., Volume 1

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - 1817 - 384 pages
...was chosen an Honorary Member of the Medical Society, Massachusetts ; a Member of the Pennsylvanian Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the...Negroes unlawfully held in Bondage, and for improving tiie Condition of the African Race ; a Member of the Massachusetts Historical Society; and a Correspond...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818
...liberal and refined humanity : one "for alleviating the miseries of public prisons," and the other, "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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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...the Abolition of Slavery, SfC. 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, has been impelled by urgent considerations to lay the following representation before...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - 1821 - 163 pages
...afterwards there was instituted in the same state, a society " for promoting the abolition of slavery, for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the condi tion ol the African race." All the stales, north and cast of Maryland, have since made laws for...
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The baptist Magazine

1822
...received from America a certificate of his having been elected honorary member of the " Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the...in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race." His next publication was in 180C, entitled, " The Rise, Fall, and future ¡Restoration...
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The Life of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself. Together ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1823 - 300 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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