Anthony Benezet

''Benezet instructing colored children''<BR>Illustration in a book from 1850 Anthony Benezet, born Antoine Bénézet (January 31, 1713May 3, 1784), was a French-born American abolitionist and educator who was active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the early American abolitionists, Benezet founded one of the world's first anti-slavery societies, the Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage (after his death it was revived as the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery); the first public school for girls in North America; and the Negro School at Philadelphia, which operated into the nineteenth century. Provided by Wikipedia
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Author: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784.
Published 1969
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Author: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784.
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Author: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784.
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