Extracts from minutes of the yearly meeting of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Quakers

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Title: Extracts from minutes of the yearly meeting of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Quakers
Author: Gilder Lehrman Collection at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Description: Manuscript extract from the yearly meeting of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Quakers, held September 23-28, 1776. The meeting declared that Quakers should not participate in governments active in war, or contribute to the promotion of war through business or other activity. The meeting also condemned all forms of slavery and indentured servitude and required all Quakers to free anyone so held.
Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/62404
Date: September 23 - 28, 1776

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