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Quakers plead to Congress to liberate all slaves held in bondage...
Item # 651292
December 25, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1783
* Early American slavery
Page has nearly a full column headed: "American News" which has a letter from Philadelphia concerning the slave trade. The letter, from the Quakers and addressed to Congress, is prefaced with: "The people called Quakers, in America, having been long impressed with a sense of the iniquity of the Slave Trade, at length enjoined the members of their society to liberate all such as they held in bondage..." with the lengthy letter focused on this point (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's