The Life of Thomas Eddy, Comprising an Extensive Correspondence with Many of the Most Distinguished Philosophers and Philanthropists of This and Other Countries

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Thomas Eddy, Samuel L. Knapp, The Life of Thomas Eddy, Comprising an Extensive Correspondence with Many of the Most Distinguished Philosophers and Philanthropists of This and Other Countries, London, Edmund Fry and Son, BishopsGate Street, and Edmund Fry, Jun., Plymouth, 1836 (first printed in New York, 1834). Brown cloth with blind-stamped design on covers and gilt lettering on spine, 8vo (21 cm), 264 pp, portrait frontispiece. Biographically annotated papers of Thomas Eddy (1758-1827), a New York merchant and Friend (Quaker) who worked for prison reform, abolition of slavery and education for African Americans. The papers include reminisces of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, and correspondence and conference proceedings between Quakers and representatives of several American Indian tribes. Fair/no DJ: joint cracked with spine chipping and peeling, edges worn, damp stain in corner, po plate and writing on front pastedown (plus sticker on spine - church library), pages foxed and lightly tanned, center pages loose but still sewn in. no internal markings.