Anthony Benezet

''Benezet instructing colored children''<BR>Illustration in a book from 1850 Anthony Benezet, born Antoine Bénézet (January 31, 1713May 3, 1784), was an 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. He was a vegetarian and advocated for the kind treatment of animals; integrating this in his teachings. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1767
Printed by D. Hall, and W. Sellers, at the new printing-office, in Market-Street

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1783
Imprimé à Philadelphie: et r'imprimé à Londres par Jacques Phillips, en George-Yard, Lombard-Street

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1780
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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1788
J. Phillips

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1762
Printed by W. Dunlap

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1772
Printed

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1781
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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1784
printed by James Phillips, George-Yard, Lombard-Street

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1779
Printed by Joseph Crukshank in Market Street, between Second and Third-Streets

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1781
Printed by Joseph Crukshank

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by Benezet, Anthony
Published 1769
Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Second-Street, two doors below the corner of Chestnut-Street