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Southern Quakers and slavery
Stephen Beauregard Weeks
Bibliography: p. -362.
|Statement||by Stephen B. Weeks ...|
|Series||Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ..., Extra vol. XV|
|LC Classifications||E441 .W4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 400 p.|
|Number of Pages||400|
|LC Control Number||04012086|
Author: Quakers Helped Abolish Slavery in the U.S. Ryan Jordan, author of Slavery and the Meetinghouse: The Quakers and the Abolitionist Dilemma, explains the role of Quakers . Weeks, Stephen B. , Southern Quakers and slavery [electronic resource]: a study in institutional history / by Stephen B. Weeks Johns Hopkins Press Baltimore Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.
These Southern Quakers were living in a slave society, and in the early days did not object openly to this issue; in fact, some Quakers were slave owners. However, over the next century, the Quaker doctrine soon saw the evil of the practice, and the Yearly Meetings urged their members to modify their views on the enslavement of Africans. In the early nineteenth century, Quakers in North Carolina used trusts to free slaves. At the time, North Carolina had adopted laws restricting the ability of slaveowners to free their slaves. To get around these laws individual Quakers began entrusting their slaves to their church.
Slaveholding Presbyterians. In the colonial era, Scots-Irish immigrants comprised the large part of American Presbyterians. Either coming directly from their homeland—or, more commonly, having resided in northern Ireland for one or more generations—these immigrants chiefly settled in the middle colonies from New York to Virginia, where they lived among slaveholders and sometimes owned. Quakers of Perquimans. North Carolina Booklet. (April ) An Account of the Suffering of Friends of North Carolina - Google Book. Guide to Hinshaw's Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy. Southern Quakers and slavery: Google Books. The Quaker Corner. RootsWeb: Genealogy Mailing Lists: QUAKER-ROOTS. Other Quaker mailing lists.
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Reprint of the ed. published by Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, which was issued as 15 of Johns Hopkins University studies. Jarvis says Archdale was not the brother-in-law of Gorges, and not a commis- sioner wit h Carr and Maverick, as there stated.
54 Southern Quakers and Slavery. the people of Maine, commanding them to submit to the government of Gorges. The second letter was to the Gov- ernor and Council of Massachusetts Bay. Abolition of Slavery Abolition Society abolitionists Address American Anti-Slavery American Quaker Anthony Benezet anti Anti-Slavery Society Meeting radical Ralph Sandiford Religious Society reprinted Rhode Island Samuel slaveholding Society of Friends South Southeby Southern Subject of Slavery testimony against Quakers and Slavery in.
Upon arrival in a free state, the Quaker “slave owner” would then set the slave free. Thus, one should understand that although Quakers reached their anti-slavery principles almost ninety years before the Civil War and the Thirteenth Amendment outlawed the practice, they, too, took time to reject the institution as inconsistent with their.
Welcome The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) was the first corporate body in Britain and North America to fully condemn slavery as both ethically and religiously wrong in all circumstances. It is in Quaker records that we have some of the earliest manifestations of anti-slavery.
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The renaissance of North Carolina yearly meeting. Slavery in the Quaker World. I began to dig deeper into the seventeenth‐century Quaker world. At the time—I was surprised to learn—slavery was accepted and common among the English Quakers who were in political control of Pennsylvania.
And that was not all: Quakers were also involved in the slave trade. Many Quakers, especially in the southern colonies, owned slaves at this time. William Penn himself owned slaves during his four years in Pennsylvania ( and ), though they were later freed and he treated them well.
In Robert King of Philadelphia, a prominent Quaker merchant. Quakers were among the first white people to denounce slavery in the American colonies and Europe, and the Society of Friends became the first organization to take a collective stand against both slavery and the slave trade, later spearheading the international and ecumenical campaigns against slavery.
Get this from a library. Southern Quakers and slavery: a study in institutional history. [Stephen B Weeks]. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Southern Quakers and slavery: a study in institutional history, Weeks, Stephen Beauregard, View full. Quakers have been a significant part of the movements for the abolition of slavery, to promote equal rights for women, and peace.
They have also promoted education and the humane treatment of prisoners and the mentally ill, through the founding or reforming of various institutions.
Anti-Slavery. Slavery is not simply a historical phenomenon. It persists to this day in modern forms, such as trafficking. Quakers have opposed it from very early on and still do. In the first few years after the Quaker movement began inslavery would have been outside the experience of most Quakers, as it was not much practised in Britain.
Weeks Southern Quakers and Slavery (Baltimore, ) is scholarly and judicial, and is the best work in existence for the section covered.
There have been many accounts written from the anti-Quaker point of view, but they are for the most part one-sided and coloured by prejudice, and they are obviously lacking in penetration into the inner. Quakers in Virginia and in the American South more generally are understudied, thus Glenn Crothers’s book fulfills a great need.
Southern Quakers, like their co-religionists to the North, opposed slavery from the s onward. Consequently, many Quakers, especially in the Carolinas and Georgia. But in her exceptional new book, Sugar in the Blood: A Family’s Story of Slavery and Empire, Andrea Stuart insists Barbados, with its long history of slavery, matters more than we : Eric Herschthal.Webber, Mabel L., ed.
“The Records of the Quakers in Charles Town.” South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 28 (January ): 22–43; (April ): 94–; (July ): – Weeks, Stephen B. Southern Quakers and Slavery: A Study in Institutional History.
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