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1789-02-26

Report on the formation of the Society for Providence Society for Abolishing the Slave-Trade
A report published in the Thursday, Feb. 26, 1789 issued of the United States Chronicle announcing the formation of the Providence Society for abolishing the Slave-Trade. Outlines 14 rules and announces the officer, including David Howell, president; John Dorrance, vice-president; Thomams Arnold, secretary; Moses Brown, treasurer; David Howell, Thomas Arnold, councellors; Barzillai Richmond, Arthur Fenner, Thomas Hazard, Edward Thurber, George Benson, Oziel Wilkinson, and John P. Jones, standing committees