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Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery

Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.

Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery

by Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Antislavery movements -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1848 ed. published under title: an historical memoir of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery ...

      Statement[by] Edward Needles.
      SeriesThe Anti-slavery crusade in America
      ContributionsNeedles, Edward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE446 .P416 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p.
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4566402M
      LC Control Number77082207

      The constitution of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the relief of free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage begun in the year and enlarged on the twenty-third of April to which are added, the acts of the General Assembly of . Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery; Benjamin Franklin = the president of this society In - , what did antislavery societies cooperate within? Loose framework of American Convention for Promoting Abolition of Slavery & Improving Condition of the African Race.

      The constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, Unlawfully Held in Bondage. Begun in the year , and enlarged on the twenty-third of April, To which are added, the acts of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, for the gradual abolition of slavery.   An Address to the Public from the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage. by Benjamin Franklin It is with peculiar satisfaction we assure the friends of humanity, that, in prosecuting the design of our association, our endeavours have proved successful, far beyond.

      Address to the Public From the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage. It is with peculiar satisfaction we assure the friends of humanity, that, in prosecuting the design of our association, our endeavors have proved successful, far beyond our most sanguine expectations. Constitution and act of incorporation of 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 .


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The Pennsylvania Abolition Society. Organized in as 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. Excerpt from Celebration of the Ninetieth Anniversary of the the Organization of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery At that time there were slaves in the United States.

The institution soon extended itself into the Territories, and it did not require the Spirit of prophecy to foresee that unless this fearful blight was arrested it would, in time, sap the foundation of free Written: 13 Jan, The present state and condition of the free people of color, of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts, as exhibited by the report of a of slavery, &c.

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The present state and condition of the free people of color, of the city of. Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage Quaker abolitionist organization whose leaders were almost all Hicksites.

They promoted a moderate approach to ending slavery in the United States. 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.

Pennsylvania Abolition Society (PAS), Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, founded ApPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania. The first abolition society in America. Also known as the Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage.

The Society was enlarged April The constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, Unlawfully Held in Bondage: begun in the yearand enlarged on the twenty-third of April, to which are added, the acts of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, for the gradual abolition of slavery.

Six of these original members were among the largely Quaker group of eighteen Philadelphians that reorganized in February as the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondageix.

The Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery - Exhibited is the May American Museum Magazine full printing of The Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, Unlawfully Held in Bondage: begun in the yearand enlarged on the twenty-third of April, Circular: to the members and friends of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery by Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Call number: E A58 v no Secondary Sources History of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery: the relief of NegroesFile Size: 1MB.

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.

Compiled from the Minutes of the Society and Other Official Documents, by Edward Needles, and Published by Authority of the Society. AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC, FROM THE Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, unlawfully held in Bondage.

IT is with peculiar satisfaction we assure the friends of humanity, that in prosecuting the design of our association, our endeavours have proved successful, far beyond our most sanguine expectations.

Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. Title Pennsylvania Abolition Society papers ID Dateundated; bulk Extent Linear feet ; 81 boxes, 60 volumes, 6 flat files Author Finding aid prepared by Timothy Dewysockie, Megan Sheffer Evans, Cary Hutto, Lindsey Schwartz.

Language English Abstract. Reprint of the ed. published under title: an historical memoir of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery Description: pages 23 cm.

Series Title: Anti-slavery crusade in America. Other Titles: Historical memoir of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery: Responsibility: [by] Edward.

Six of these original members were among the largely Quaker group of eighteen Philadelphians that reorganized in February as the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondageix (commonly referred to as the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, or PAS).

Founded by Anthony Benezet inthe Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery played an elemental role in influencing leaders such as Benjamin Franklin, whose views toward slavery had been evolving over his lifetime.

In the very last years of his life. The constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes, Unlawfully Held in Bondage: begun in the yearand enlarged on the twenty-third of April, ; to which are added, the acts of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania for the gradual abolition of slavery Printed by.

The Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society was established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Founders included James Mott, Lucretia Mott, Robert Purvis, and John C. Bowers.: In AugustWilliam Still while working as a clerk for the Society, was assisting a fugitive slave calling himself "Peter Freedman".

As the escapee's story was similar to many he had heard before, it took a while. Pennsylvania Society For Promoting The Abolition Of Slavery.

() An address to the public, from the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Pennsylvania Abolition Society Digital Exhibit brings together a series of documents to tell a history of the PAS's work during its crucial battle against slavery in the years before the U.S.

Civil War. Benjamin Franklin () was an American author, politician, diplomat, scientist, and inventor, as well as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

As the president of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, Franklin was urged by members of the group to bring up the issue of slavery at the Constitutional Convention ofwhich resulted in the creation of the United States.

The society changes its name to the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage in Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Meanwhile, at 's Yearly Meeting, Woolman and his anti-slavery allies realized their most notable achievement.