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1789-07-21, Solicitation to promote the Humane Society of Mass.
July 21, 1789 solicitation letter to promote the Humane Society of Massachusetts. Of note, the mission was not about animals; rather the goal was to
assist mariners from drowning after shipwrecks and the like. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of titles originally held by the American Antiquarian
Society Library in Worcester, Massachusetts).
Title:   Boston, July 21, 1789. Sir, It being now considered as an established truth ... that marks of apparent death may subsist without any necessary implication of an absolute extinction of the animating principle ; a number of gentlemen in the town of Boston ... set on foot a society, whose principal object was to disseminate the knowledge of the means proper to be used for the restoration of persons apparently dead from drowning or other causes ...
OCLC Number:   62830420
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