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To the General Assembly of the state of Rhode-Island. [electronic resource] : Respectfully sheweth, the religious society of the people called Quakers, in New England, met together in their annual assembly on Rhode-Island, for the purpose of promoting the cause of religion, of piety, justice and good order ...

Author/Creator:
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends.
Publication:
[Providence? : Printed by John Carter?, 1787]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages))
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 45072.
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Subjects:
Society of Friends -- Controversial literature.
Slave trade -- Rhode Island.
Slavery -- Rhode Island.
Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Providence.
Notes:
Memorial expressing opposition to slavery and the slave trade; signed by William Almy, clerk to the Meeting this year.
Followed by: State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, October session, A.D. 1787. An act to prevent the slave-trade, and to encourage the abolition of slavery; signed: A true copy: Witness, Henry Sherburne, d. sec'ry.
Imprint suggested by Alden.
Printed in two columns.
Possibly Evans 20376, for which no copy is located.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 45072).
Cited in:
Bristol B6494
Shipton and Mooney 45072
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 1073
Contributor:
Rhode Island. General Assembly.
Contains:
Rhode Island. Act to prevent the slave trade ...
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