THE EPISTLE FROM THE YEARLY-MEETING, HELD IN LONDON, BY ADJOURNMENTS, FROM THE 16TH TO THE 24TH OF THE FIFTH MONTH, 1791, INCLUSIVE. TO THE QUARTERLY AND MONTHLY MEETINGS OF FRIENDS IN GREAT BRITAIN, IRELAND, AND ELSEWHERE. DEAR FRIENDS,...

[London: 1791]. 3, [1]pp. Folio sheet, folded to 8-1/4" x 13-1/4." Untrimmed. Caption title [as issued]. Docketed on page [4], "The Yearly-Epistle, 1791." About Fine.

"As a Christian society we have found it in our duty to promote the abolition of the Slave-trade; and, although the Legislature of this country hath not yet done away this evil, it still remains our steady concern to discourage so iniquitous a traffick: and, at the present affecting juncture, we think it particularly incumbent on every individual deeply to ponder his own particular share in the testimony... more especially that the prospect of gain may not lead any to countenance a trade, of which the immediate and unavoidable consequence is the miseries of men."
Signed in bold type at the bottom of page 3 by Philip Debell Tuckett, "Clerk to the Meeting this Year." In this London printing the catch-word at the bottom of page 2 is "on." The catchword in the Philadelphia printing of the same year is "to."
ESTC T102637. See, Evans 23392 and ESTC W10690 for the Philadelphia edition. Item #36961

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