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NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY CONVENTION

AT PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER, 1833,

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THE ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC,

1880BD BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIETY,

IN SEPTEMBER, 1835.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights ; that
among these are life, LIBERTY, and the pursuit of happiness.”—Declaration
of American Independence.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY,

143 Nassau STREET,

1838.

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The American Anti-Slavery Society was formed by a Convention of

citizens, convened by public notice, from ten different states, at Philadelphia, on the 4th of December, 1833. The Constitution of the Society, as then adopted, with some trifling amendments, is here presented. Also the Declaration of Sentiments, which was agreed upon and signed by that Convention. To these are added. an Address to the Public, issued by tho Executivo Committee, in September, 1835. These important official documents should be fully aamined by all who wish to know what are the principles and plans of the Anti-Slavery Society.

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