The First Abolition Society in the United States.


History of the Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage founded in Philadelphia in 1775, the first American abolition society. The history, which covers the Society’s first one hundred years, was reprinted from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Notable early members of the Society include Anthony Benezet, Benjamin Rush, and Benjamin Franklin.


Description: The First Abolition Society in the United States.

[Philadelphia:] Printed by J.B. Lippincott Company, (1912). pp93–110. “Reprinted from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography for January, 1912.” Pamphlet. Printed wrappers. Partly unopened. Some toning to wrappers; mild staining; Very Good.

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