The Quaker in the Forum

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Amelia Mott Gummere, The Quaker in the Forum, Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co., 1910, First Edition. Blue-gray cloth covered hc with gold lettering, 8vo, x, 334 pp including index and ads, 14 plates of illustrations including frontispiece. Stories of Quaker practices in tension with or influence on early American government, including a friendship between Samuel Fothergill and Benjamin Franklin, and a letter from Abraham Lincoln to Eliza Gurney. Ex-lib (G)/no DJ: ex-library with minor markings, corners worn, small tears on pp 37 and 53 edges with no loss.