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Title

  • All slave-keepers that keep the innocent in bondage : apostates pretending to lay claim to the pure & holy Christian religion, of what congregation so ever, but especially in their ministers, by whose example the filthy leprosy and apostacy is spread far and near : it is a notorious sin which many of the true Friends of Christ and his pure truth, called Quakers, has been for many years and still are concern'd to write and bear testimony against as a practice so gross & hurtful to religion, and destructive to government beyond what words can set forth, or can be declared of by men or angels, and yet lived in by ministers and magistrates in America

Names

  • Lay, Benjamin, 1677-1759
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, printer
  • Harper, Nathan, former owner
  • Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Printed for the author, 1737 [i.e. 1738]

Headings

  • -  Slavery--United States--Early works to 1800
  • -  Slavery and the church--Society of Friends--Early works to 1800
  • -  Antislavery movements--United States--Early works to 1800
  • -  Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Notes

  • -  Corrected date from p. 253: Abington, the 29th of the 3d mo. 1738.
  • -  Evans attributes printing to B. Franklin.
  • -  Signatures: A-2M⁴ (2M4 blank).
  • -  Evans 4149
  • -  ESTC (RLIN) w009836
  • -  Miller, C.W. Franklin, 134
  • -  Errata: p. [7] at end.
  • -  LC copy has paper book label on front paste-down, printed by J.F. Gilbert, Printer, Frankford: The property of Nathan Harper, Frankford; ink ownership inscription: Friends Library, Clear Creek, Putnam Co., Ill. No. 183.
  • -  LC copy lacks final blank leaf.
  • -  LAC brd 2019-04-24 no edits (2 cards)

Medium

  • 271, [9] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E446 .L4

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 66038906

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Lay, Benjamin, Benjamin Franklin, Nathan Harper, and Benjamin Franklin Collection. All slave-keepers that keep the innocent in bondage: apostates pretending to lay claim to the pure & holy Christian religion, of what congregation so ever, but especially in their ministers, by whose example the filthy leprosy and apostacy is spread far and near: it is a notorious sin which many of the true Friends of Christ and his pure truth, called Quakers, has been for many years and still are concern'd to write and bear testimony against as a practice so gross & hurtful to religion, and destructive to government beyond what words can set forth, or can be declared of by men or angels, and yet lived in by ministers and magistrates in America. [Philadelphia: Printed for the author, i.e. 1738, 1738] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/66038906/.

APA citation style:

Lay, B., Franklin, B., Harper, N. & Benjamin Franklin Collection. (1738) All slave-keepers that keep the innocent in bondage: apostates pretending to lay claim to the pure & holy Christian religion, of what congregation so ever, but especially in their ministers, by whose example the filthy leprosy and apostacy is spread far and near: it is a notorious sin which many of the true Friends of Christ and his pure truth, called Quakers, has been for many years and still are concern'd to write and bear testimony against as a practice so gross & hurtful to religion, and destructive to government beyond what words can set forth, or can be declared of by men or angels, and yet lived in by ministers and magistrates in America. [Philadelphia: Printed for the author, i.e. 1738] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/66038906/.

MLA citation style:

Lay, Benjamin, et al. All slave-keepers that keep the innocent in bondage: apostates pretending to lay claim to the pure & holy Christian religion, of what congregation so ever, but especially in their ministers, by whose example the filthy leprosy and apostacy is spread far and near: it is a notorious sin which many of the true Friends of Christ and his pure truth, called Quakers, has been for many years and still are concern'd to write and bear testimony against as a practice so gross & hurtful to religion, and destructive to government beyond what words can set forth, or can be declared of by men or angels, and yet lived in by ministers and magistrates in America. [Philadelphia: Printed for the author, i.e. 1738, 1738] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/66038906/>.