Redux: anti-slavery document

(The 1688 anti-slavery petition. — Photo by Rob Smith / Germantown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends)

This past February, which is Black History month, I posted a transcription of the document which several Germantown Quakers, some of Mennonite background, wrote and signed, in protest against slavery. The actual document had been missing for several decades, and has just been re-discovered in the Arch Street Meeting House, downtown Philadelphia. Here's the article from Mennonite Weekly Review:

And here's my previous post, with some related links:

Peace, y'all.

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