That there is one god, who made all things. That he governs the world by his providence. That he might be worshipped by adoration, prayer, and thanksgiving. But that the most acceptable service of god is doing good to man. That the soul is immortal. And that god will certainly reward virtue and punish vice, either here or hereafter.
A [desire] to abolish slavery prevails in north america, many of the pennsylvanians have set their slaves at liberty, and [virginia legislators] have petitioned the king for permission to make a law for preventing the importation of more [slaves] into that colony. This request, however, will probably not be granted, as their former laws of that kind have always been repealed.