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" The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race," incorporated by Act of Assembly passed the 8th day of December, AD 1789,... "
The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 525
1819
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Philadelphia in 1830-1, Or, A Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

1830 - 288 pages
...further information. Abolition Society. "The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the relief of free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," was formed in the year 1774, enlarged in 1787, and incorporated in 1789. Among those who first associated...
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A Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania

Thomas Francis Gordon - 1832 - 508 pages
...the public to found the house of re. fuge. The Pennsylvania society, for the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...and for improving the condition of the African race, was formed in 1724. The chief end of its institution, the abolition of slavery in Pennsylvania, having...
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Friends' Miscellany, Volume 7

John Comly, Isaac Comly - 1835
...this cause;" and who succeeded in' establishing the "Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race." He filled several important offices in the Society, and continued a member thereof until his decease....
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Picture of Philadelphia, Or, A Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

1835 - 288 pages
...further information. Abolition Society. "The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the relief of free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," was formed in the year 1774, enlarged in 1787, and incorporated in 1789. Among those who first associated...
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Friends' Miscellany, Volume 7

John Comly, Isaac Comly - 1835
...this cause;" and who succeeded in establishing the "Society for promoting the abolilion of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race." He filled several important offices in the Society, and continued a member thereof until his decease....
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Memoir of the Rev. John Stanford, D.D.: Late Chaplain to the Humane and ...

Charles George Sommers - 1835 - 417 pages
...Stanford was elected a member of the " Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, the RELIEF OF FREE NEGROES unlawfully held in BONDAGE,...for IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF THE AFRICAN RACE." Among Mr. Stanford's numerous correspondents, it is gratifying to find the name of the venerable and...
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The Yorkshireman, a religious and literary journal, by a Friend [L ..., Volume 4

Luke Howard - 1836
...printed by J ohn Ormrod ; 1800. " 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, have often been impressed with a very anxious solicitude for your welfare. They have exerted themselves...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States, in ...

United States. Circuit Court (3rd Circuit), Henry Baldwin - 1837 - 651 pages
...incorporate 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...for improving the condition of the African race." No society was ever founded for nobler objects, or more deserving of public encouragement and approbation...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 11

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1838
...-»ssault on the rights of others and detriment to the object of it. "1 became a member of the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery — for the relief of free negroes held in bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race, on ihe 6th of November, 1792....
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History of the United States, from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to ...

William Grimshaw - 1840 - 326 pages
...proceeding of the kind, ia any nation; and, soon afterwards, there was instituted in the same state, a society "for promoting the abolition of slavery, for...for improving the condition of the African race." All the states, north and east of Maryland, have since made laws for their gradual emancipation. On...
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