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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 Social Ideas of American Physicians (1776-1976): Studies of the ...

Eugene P. Link - 1992 - 317 pages
...Needles, Edward. An Historical Memoir 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. Philadelphia, 1848. Nelson, Horace. "Editorial on NY School of Practical Medicine." Nelson's American...
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - 1993 - 464 pages
...the more comprehensive name 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." The New York "Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves" was organized in 1785, with John Jay...
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We are Your Sisters: Black Women in the Nineteenth Century

Dorothy Sterling - 1997 - 539 pages
...The census of 1850 reported 236 slaves in the North. tThe society, incorporated as the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, for...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race, was founded in 1775. Its first president was Benjamin Franklin, its secretary Thomas Harrison. Still...
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In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free ...

James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton - 1998 - 352 pages
...were Quakers. When it was reconstituted in 1784, the "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" had greatly expanded its purpose. Following the lead of the Philadelphians, antislavery organizations...
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Blacks in Colonial America

Oscar Reiss - 1997 - 293 pages
...elected president of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the Relief of Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage, and for Improving the Condition of the African Race (1787). As president, he addressed the people of Philadelphia on the evils of slavery: Slavery is such...
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Contribution of Presbyterianism to the Maritime Provinces of Canada

Charles H. H. Scobie, George A. Rawlyk - 1997 - 267 pages
...Statutorily incorporated in 1789 as "The Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery and for the relief of free negroes unlawfully held in bondage and for the improving the condition of the African race," the following year this body (under the presidency...
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Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery

Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, WGBH Series Research Team - 1999 - 494 pages
...rededicated itself to the cause, becoming the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in...and for Improving the Condition of the African Race. One of the organization's most fervent members was Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of...
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The American Counterrevolution: A Retreat from Liberty, 1783-1800

Larry E. Tise - 1998 - 634 pages
...the reigning president of the formidable 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. Pemberton leaped into action. To confirm Banneker's identity. he turned to members of the newly organized...
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With Liberty for Some: 500 Years of Imprisonment in America

Scott Christianson - 2000 - 394 pages
...president and changed the name to 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." Old Franklin corresponded with antislavery leaders and labored with James Pemberton and other Quakers...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - 1885
...University, and he belonged also to 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 his certificate of membership in that Society was also presented. Edward Channing, Ph.D., of...
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