Petition from the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery[USA 1790]

Signed by Benjamin Franklin, President of the Pennsylvania Society, February 3, 1790 To the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States, The Memorial of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the relief of free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage, & the Improvement of the Condition of the African Races. Respectfully Sheweth,… Read More Petition from the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery[USA 1790]

THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION [ 1777]

To all to whom these Presents shall come, we the undersigned Delegates of the States affixed to our Names send greeting. Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union between the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts-bay Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. I… Read More THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION [ 1777]