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Author Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 author.

Title The Quakers in the American colonies / by Rufus M. Jones ; assisted by Isaac Sharpless and Amelia M. Gummere ; new introduction by Frederick B. Tolles.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company Inc., [1966]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  289.673 J724q 1966    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxxii, 603 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
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Series The Norton library ; N356
Norton library ; N356.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A Pre-Quaker movement -- The Quakers at the gates -- The founders of New England Quakerism -- The martyrs -- The king's missive -- Later expansions in New England -- A new type of social religion -- New England Quakers in politics -- The planting of Quakerism in New York -- New York Quakerism -- Its meetings and activities -- The planting of Quakerism in the southern colonies -- The group life and work of Southern Friends -- Southern Quakers in public life -- The settlement of the Jerseys -- Meetings and social life -- John Woolman: the Negroes -- John Woolman: the Indians -- The settlement -- William Penn in Pennsylvania -- Early days-the Keith Controversy -- Government -- The Friends as politicians -- Friends and the Indians -- Friends and slavery -- General conditions, 1700-1775 -- The Friends in the Revolution.
Subject Society of Friends -- History.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Quakers -- United States -- History -- 17th century.
Quakers -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Quakers. (OCoLC)fst01084913
Society of Friends. (OCoLC)fst01123801
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Quakers -- United States -- History.
United States -- Religion -- To 1800.
Chronological Term 1600-1799
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920, contributor.
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937 contributor.
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 writer of introduction.

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