Vindication of the Quakers. [electronic resource] : To the editors of the first American edition of Mosheim's Ecclesiastical history.
- Other Title:
- Philadelphia, 4th. month, 10th. 1811. (The following Vindication was published ...
- [Charlestown, Mass. : Printed by Samuel Etheridge, Jr., 1811]
- Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 24340a.
6,  p. ; 21 cm.
- Mosheim, Johann Lorenz, 1694?-1755. Institutionum historiae ecclesiasticae antiquae et recentioris. -- English.
Society of Friends.
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- United States Massachusetts Charlestown.
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At head of title: Philadelphia, 4th. month, 10th. 1811. (The following Vindication was published at the end of the edition of Mosheim's Ecclesiastical history, printed in Philadelphia in 1800. It is but just to remark, that, as far as regards the religious society called Quakers, the translation of A. Maclaine is very faulty ... This will be evident to all, if a literal translation of Mosheim shall be ever published.* Jonathan Evans. Samuel P. Griffits.)
Parentheses substituted for square brackets in transcription of explanatory letter at head of title.
"Signed by direction and in behalf of a meeting representing the religious society called Quakers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, &c. held in Philadelphia, the 22d. of the 11th. month, 1799. John Drinker, clerk."--p. 6.
"New Bedford, 12th. month 9, 1911. Samuel Etheridge, Jun'r. Respected Friend, We are authorized by the representative body of the Yearly Meeting of Friends for New England ... to request of thee, that in order to refute some of the gross misrepresentations of the Society of Friends, contained in Mosheim's Ecclesiastical history, now republishing by thyself, thou wilt be so obliging as to annex to that work some extracts which we now forward to thee ... Elisha Thornton [and four others]. ..."--p. . Page  is blank.
A typographically identical copy of the Vindication, not including the letter from the New England Yearly Meeting, is found in vol. 6, p. -140, of the edition of Mosheim's Ecclesiastical history published by Samuel Etheridge, Jr. at Charlestown, Mass., in 1810-1811.
In the 1811 volume of Shaw & Shoemaker, entry numbers 24340-24349 are mistakenly repeated. The present title is recorded under the second instance of the number 24340, and has been numbered 24340a in the Early American imprints microform series. Also recorded as entry 22874.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 24340a).
- Drinker, John, 1733-1800.
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839.
Thornton, Elisha, 1748-1816.
Etheridge, Samuel, 1791?-1847.
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends.
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