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‘That Charity which begins at Home’: Ethnic Societies and Benevolence in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia
The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Vol. 134, No. 4 (October 2010), pp. 305-337
Published by: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5215/pennmaghistbio.134.4.0305
Page Count: 33
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To be good Citizens of the World and the Nation we live in, yet to have special Fellowship with the Descendants of our Ancestors, is perfectly consistent with true Patriotism and universal Philanthropy. That Charity which begins at Home diffuses its Influence to the remotest parts of the Earth.
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