Chapter

1798

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034706
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038346 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0029
1798

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The chapter presents the minutes of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting for Sufferings held on 16 February 1798. The minutes said that the memorial “issued in a Conclusion of the United States Representatives, that a Remedy for the Grievance complained of is not within their Department.” It concludes “what further may be expedient to do, under the religious pressure of this affecting Case, it is desired may be kept under continued weighty Attention.”

Keywords: Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting for Sufferings; United States Representatives; religious pressure; Society of Friends

Chapter.  251 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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