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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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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - 1878
...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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The Life of Albert Gallatin

Henry Adams - 1879 - 697 pages
...that Albert Gallatin "is 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." Party spirit was not violent in Pennsylvania during these few years of Washington's first Administration....
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The Life of Albert Gallatin

Henry Adams - 1879 - 697 pages
...that Albert Gallatin "is a member 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 nice.'* Party spirit was not violent in Pennsylvania during these few years of Washington's first Administration....
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Memoirs of Samuel M. Janney: Late of Lincoln, Loudoun County, Va

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1881 - 309 pages
...and who succeeded in establishing "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." He filled several important offices in the Society, and continued a member thereof until his decease.'...
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History of the Town of Smithfield [R.I.]: From Its Organization, in 1730-1 ...

1881 - 230 pages
...name of 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," was passed by the General Assembly. Among the persons named in the act, were the following, of Smithfield...
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History of the United States of America Under the Constitution, Volume 1

James Schouler - 1880 - 420 pages
...withsoniechanges in 1789, iw full style being for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, for (lie Belief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race. This, the earliest of American abolition societies, co-operated with the legislature in carrying out...
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James and Lucretia Mott: Life and Letters

Anna Davis Hallowell - 1884 - 566 pages
...organized in April, 1775, and was called "The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery, the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage, and for improving the conditions of the African race." Benjamin Franklin was its first president after its incorporation...
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Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts ..., Volume 5

Virginia - 1885
...for The Memorial of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the "of slavery'1 Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Free negroes unlawfully held in Bondage,...and for improving the condition of the African Race, Respectfull}' shewcth, that John, a free Negro Man. residing at Washington, in the County of Washington,...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

1889
...of slavery. The Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery had presented a memorial for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage and for the improvement of the condition of the African race. It was signed by the venerable Benjamin Franklin...
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Memoirs of Samuel M. Janney, Late of Lincoln, Loudoun County, Va: A Minister ...

Samuel Macpherson Janney - 1890 - 309 pages
...and who succeeded in establishing " 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." He filled several important offices in the Society, and continued a member thereof until his decease.'...
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