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Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1651-1719


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Daniel Pastorius Frankfort Land Company papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-151
Identifier: SFHL-SC-151

This collection includes photocopies of papers relating to Francis Daniel Pastorius in his role as agent for the Frankfort Land Company. In particular they refer to the legal dispute over the ownership of the land in 1708.

Dates: 1683-1721

Protests Against Slavery

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-055

This collection includes the 1688 Germantown Protest and the 1696 Merion Protest. The Germantown Protest was the first organized petition against slavery in the Americas. The Merion protest led to the first instance in which Phildadelphia Yearly Meeting addressed the slave trade.

Dates: 1688 - 1696

Protests Against Slavery (digitized)

 Digital Record
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-055d
Dates: 1688 - 1696

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Collection 2
Digital Record 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania 1
Antislavery movements 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History 1
Land settlement -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Germantown (Philadelphia) 1