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Collection Reference Number GLC06258
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1777 
Title An Address to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania, by those freemen, of the city of Philadelphia, who are now confined in the Mason's lodge; By virtue of a general warrant, signed in council by the Vice President of the council of Pennsylvania
Date 1777
Author Pemberton, Israel (1715-1779)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Signed on p. 52 by Pemberton and twenty-one others. Includes copies of orders of the Supreme Executive Council, remonstrances addressed to the Council, and other papers upon the state's arrest of Quakers (including himself) on suspicion of Loyalist sympathies during the Revolutionary War, and their confinement without a hearing or trial. Printed by Robert Bell. Evans 15496.
Subjects Quaker  Religion  Loyalist  Oath  Revolutionary War  Military History  Habeas Corpus  Prisoner  Prisoner of War  
People Pemberton, Israel (1715-1779)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Religion; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Collateral to GLC 527.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859