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Laws of the African Society, Instituted at Boston, Anno Domini 1796

Laws of the African Society, Instituted at Boston, Anno Domini 1796

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    This pamphlet, printed in 1796, outlines the rules of the African Society, a Boston group of African Americans organized to provide a form of health insurance and funeral benefits, as well as spiritual brotherhood, to its members.  The last page of the pamphlet lists the members of the African Society.

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