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African slave-trade
The March 26, 1789 issue of the United States Chronicle containing the proceedings of a meeting in Bristol, England on Jan. 31, 1788 calling for the abolition of the slave trade. Contains the text of a petition and lists the twenty men who signed it.
Anti-abolition meeting
An account in the November 4, 1835 issue of the Providence Daily Journal of a meeting of a group of Providence citizens concerned with the growth of anti-slavery societies. Contains ten resolutions and the names of the officers: Richmond Bullock, president; James Fenner, Nicholas Brown, Edward Carrington, Elisha Dyer, Carlo Mauran, Benjamin Clifford, William Church, William Blodget, Benjamin Hoppin, Moses B. Ives, Orray Taft, Samuel Dexter, Luther Pearson, Joseph Manton, Wilbur Kelly, Nehemiah Dodge, Josiah Whitaker, Shubael Hutchins, Smith Bosworth, John Slater, vice-presidents; Wm. R. Danforth, Salma Manton, Jesse N. Olney, Horatio, Rogers, George S. Wardwell, Amos D. Smith, secretaries
Observations on slave keeping
An article on prejudice and slave keeping published in the December 4, 1773 issue of the Providence Gazette, and Country journal.
Observations on slave keeping
The continuation of an article on prejudice and slave keeping published in the December 4, 1773 issue of the Providence Gazette, and Country journal.
Report of the Committee appointed to draft a Constitution of a Society for abolishing the Slave Trade
Report of in the February 21, 1789 issue of the Providence Gazette and Country Journal of the meeting of the Committee charged with drafting a constitution for the Society for abolishing the Slave-Trade. Lists the fourteen items of the constitution and the officers of the society.
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
Slavery
An article taken from William Paley's The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy and published in the Thursday, March 5, 1789 issued of the United States Chronicle, and addressing the issue of slavery.
Thoughts on slavery
A reprint of Rev. John Wesley's Thoughts on slavery in the October 10, 1774 issue of the Providence Gazette, and Country journal.