Book/Printed Material 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. Written for general service. Page view

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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. Written for general service.
Contributor 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]
Subject 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
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Notes
-  Corrected date from p. 253: Abington, the 29th of the 3d mo. 1738.
-  Evans 4149 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
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Franklin.38906
Library of Congress Control Number
66038906
Language
English
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Description
Corrected date from p. 253: Abington, the 29th of the 3d mo. 1738. Evans 4149 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)
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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. Written for general service. [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. Written for general service. [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. Written for general service. [Philadelphia: Printed for the author, i.e. 1738, 1738] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/66038906/>.

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