American Quaker and Abolitionist

1720-1772

During Colonial times, John Woolman spent his life persuading Quaker slave owners and others up and down the East Coast to free their slaves. He believed in the fair treatment of people all races. The Journal, his lifelong reflection on spirituality, is considered a cornerstone of American spiritual works, and is still in print today.

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Utopian Promise

Biography and the History of Eighteenth-Century Abolitionism

 

 

 

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