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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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The History of the United States of America, Volume 4

Richard Hildreth - 1851
...Quakers. The same opinions had been taken up as matters of humanity and policy as well as of religion. A society " for promoting the abolition of slavery,...for improving the condition of the African race," had been organized in Philadelphia (1787), of which Franklin was president, and Dr. Rush and Tench...
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 4

Richard Hildreth - 1852
...Quakers. The same opinions had been taken up as matters of humanity and policy as well as of religion. A society " for promoting the abolition of slavery,...for improving the condition of the African race," had been organized in Philadelphia (1787), of which Franklin was president, and Dr. Rush and Tench...
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Opening Speech of John W. Ashmead, United States District Attorney, in the ...

United States. District Attorney (Pennsylvania : Eastern District) - 1852 - 24 pages
...statesman, Franklin. As early as 1787, this great and good man had been chosen first President of a " Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, for...bondage, and for improving the condition of the African race"—a society which deserves especial mention here, as one of the latest acts of its useful and...
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Slavery and Anti-slavery: A History of the Great Struggle in Both ..., Volume 2

William Goodell - 1852 - 604 pages
...Edward Needles, in his "Historical Memoir of the Pennsylvania Society for the abolition of Slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the African race," says the first associated action in Philadelphia was a meeting of a few individuals...
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The Works of Samuel Hopkins, D.D. ...

Samuel Hopkins - 1852
...ultimately, •' 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." It contained, in 171)0, one hundred and eighieen members, of whom sixty-efght lived in Massachusetts,...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - 1854
...be imposed on the issuing of patents.—Referred to tue Committee on the Judiciary. tioD of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race," praying that further measures may be adopted for the protection of the rights of free negroes.—Referred...
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Annals of the Congress of the United States

United States. Congress - 1854
...ROBERTS presented the petition of 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; and the petition was read, and referred to the committee on so much of the Message of the President...
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Works: With a Memoir of His Life and Character, Volume 1

Samuel Hopkins - 1854
...ultimately, " 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." It contained, in 1790, one hundred and eighteen members, of whom sixty-eight lived in Massachusetts,...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - 1855
...seven hundred and ninety-two, was read the third time, and passed. Memorials of the several Societies " for promoting the abolition of slavery, for the relief...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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Narrative of Facts in the Case of Passmore Williamson

Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society - 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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