Philadelphia Reflections

The musings of a physician who has served the community for over six decades

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Slavery and Quakerism
Quakers wanted to free their own slaves peacefully; Bostonians wanted to abolish slavery, punish slaveholders.

1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery

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1688 Anti-Slavery Petition

Originally published: Friday, June 17, 2011; most-recently modified: Thursday, May 09, 2019