The History Of The Society Of Friends In America (volume 1)

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byJames Bowden

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. Elizabeth Harris visits Virginia--Letter from Robert Clarkson, an influential colonist--Josiah Cole and Thomas Thurston's travels in the province--Letter of Josiah Cole to Margaret Fell--The intolerance of the legislature of Virginia towards Friends--The gospel labours and sufferings of George Wilson--He dies in the dungeon of James's Town--Some particulars of his life--The sufferings of William Coale --William Robinson, Christopher Holder and Robert Hodgson proceed to the province--Josiah Cole goes on a second visit to Virginia --George Rofe's services in the provinces--His letter to Steven Crisp-- The religious labours of Elizabeth Hooton, Joane Brocksoppe, Joseph Nicholson, John Liddal, Jane Millard, Mary Tomkins and Alice Ambrose--The schism produced by John Perrot--John Burnyeat visits Virginia in 1666 and again in 1672--The labours and travels of William Edmundson, George Fox and others in the colonyEpistle from Friends of Virginia to Bristol Monthly Meeting, 1673-- George Fox sends to Virginia copies of the works of Edward Burrough --William Edmundson's second visit to the province--The travels of John Boweter--Brief memoirs of Josiah Cole and George Rofe. The colony of Virginia, was another district in the new world, to which the attention of the Society of Friends, soon after its rise, was directed. At a very early date, several of its ministers were attracted in gospel love to this plantation, among whom was Elizabeth Harris of London, who appears to have been the first who visited that country. No account of the precise date of her embarkation for Virginia has been preserved, but it is evident that it took place as early as the year 1656. Her religious labours were blessed to many in that province, who were sincere seekers after heavenly ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. Elizabeth Harris visits Virginia--Letter from Robert Clarkson, an influential colonist--Josiah Cole and Thomas Thurston'...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217590918

ISBN - 13:9780217590914

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