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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 Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1874
...Pennsylvania was formed in 1775, and bore the honorable title, " Society for the Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in Bondage, and for improving the African Race." Its President at the very adoption of the Constitution was Benjamin Franklin, who, in...
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The American Historical Record, Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1874
...on the first of April, that 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," had decided to put its books and papers in actual use, in charge of this society. The first meeting...
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Journal of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of Pensylvania ..., Part 1

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1873 - 1424 pages
...defence of themselves and the State, shall not be questioned." Also, a memorial from the Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery, for...and for improving the condition of the African race, praying that the Constitution be so amended as to prevent any discrimination by any corporation, hotel,...
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Debates of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of ..., Volume 3

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - 1873
...the members of the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention: RESPECTED FRIENDS :— The Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery; for...unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the condition otthe African race, feeling that with the abolition of chattel slavery, and the admission of the colored...
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Anti-slavery Opinions Before the Year 1800: Read Before the Cincinnati ...

William Frederick Poole - 1873 - 82 pages
...themselves, under the title of 'The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in Bondage,...for improving the condition of the African race.'" Needles's Memoir, p. 30. *The secretaries were directed to have one thousand copies of the Constitution...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1874
...Pennsylvania was formed in 1775, and bore the honorable title, " Society for the Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in Bondage, and for improving the African Race." Its President at the very adoption of the Constitution was Benjamin Franklin, who, in...
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Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts ..., Volume 5

Virginia - 1885
...for The Memorial of the Pennsylvania Soeiety for promoting the * of silverv" Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free negroes unlawfully held in Bondage, and for improving the condition of the Afriean Race, Respectfully sheweth, that John, a free Negro Man, residing at Washington, in the County...
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History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the Continent

George Bancroft - 1876
...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. In 1777, in the heads of a bill proposed by the council, a suggestion was made for ridding the state...
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Annals of North America: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in ...

Edward Howland - 1877 - 810 pages
...for approval or rejection, to state conventions to be called by the state legislatures. 1787. — A SOCIETY " for promoting the abolition of slavery,...for improving the condition of the African race," was formed in Philadelphia. Franklin was its president, and Dr. Rush and Tench Coxe its secretaries....
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

1912
...denomination," says the first historian. The official title of the organization was "The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, for...for Improving the Condition of the African Race." Early abolitionism, that is real abolitionism, has been much misunderstood. In after days when William...
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