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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  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.

Item from Catalog 277 (released for December, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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