The importance of correct religious instruction to the people of colour in the city and liberties of Philadelphia, and the prospect of such being afforded in the establishment of a congregation and place of worship, under the care and direction of John Gloucester, a man of colour, induce the subscribers to contribute to an object so well calculated to promote the present and future happiness of the Africans. ... [electronic resource].
- Corporate Author:
- Presbyterian Evangelical Society
- [Philadelphia] : [publisher not identified], [1809?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page)
- Appeal by the Presbyterian Evangelical Society for funds to establish the First African Presbyterian Church at Philadelphia. Cf. Nash, Gary B. Forging freedom; the formation of Philadelphia's black community, 1720-1840, 1988, p. 199-200, 328.
Erroneously filmed by Readex for Shaw & Shoemaker 18376, Appeal for funds to erect a church for Negroes, which is cited in Nash p. 328 as having at least 38 pages and dated 1809.
This title may also be available on microopaque as part of the collection Early American imprints, Second series (New York: Readex Microprint Corp., 1964- ).
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 18376).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Shaw, R.R. American bibliography 18376
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