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An apology for the people called Quakers, [electronic resource] : containing some reasons, for their not complying with human injunctions and institutions in matters relative to the worship of God. / Published by the Meeting for Sufferings of the said people at Philadelphia, in pursuance of the directions of their Yearly Meeting, held at Burlington, for Pennsylvania and New-Jersey, the 24th day of the ninth month, 1756.

Author/Creator:
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings.
Publication:
Philadelphia: : Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Market-Street., [1776]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14767.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (4 pages)
Subjects:
Society of Friends -- Controversial literature.
Conscientious objectors.
Pacifism.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Religious aspects.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Originally written as a defense of the position held by Quakers with regard to the French and Indian War; republished with respect to the Revolution.
Caption title.
"Signed on behalf and by appointment of our said Meeting for Sufferings, held at Philadelphia, the 29th of the 6th month, 1757 ... Re-published by the direction of the Meeting for Sufferings, held at Philadelphia the 27th of the fourth month, 1776."
Imprint from colophon.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 14767).
Cited in:
Evans 14767
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3326
Contributor:
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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