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Pemberton, Israel The following remonstrance, was this day presented to the president and Council, by the hands of their secretary. To the president and council of Pennsylvania. The Remonstrance of Israel Pemberton, John Hunt, and Samuel Pleasants.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01757 Author/Creator: Pemberton, Israel Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Broadside Date: 4 September 1777 Pagination: 1 p. ; 42.5 x 26.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Pemberton, Hunt, and Pleasants were Quakers protesting their seizure and pending exile to Virginia because of suspected Loyalist sympathy. Printed by Robert Bell as the British army approached Philadelphia. Reference material: Evans 15498.

Background Information: Appears in GLC 527, the Gilpin Journal, in manuscript form.

People: Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779
Hunt, John, 1755-1807
Pleasants, Samuel
Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807
Bell, Robert, fl. 1777

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ReligionQuakersLoyalistCivil RightsRevolutionary WarLawPetition

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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