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Here are the benches and raised seats for worship, and in the gable ends of the garret above are the portholes in the century old planks for the rifles of armed men. This house has been a meeting-house and a fortress.
5 THE OBLONG The name of Quaker Hill in the eighteenth century was **The Oblong.". In the eighteenth century Quaker Hill was the chosen asylum of men ot peace. Yet it became equally the rallying place of periodic outbursts of the fighting Spirit of that warlike age; and it was invaded during the great Struggle for national independence by the camps of : Warren H.
Wilson. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries Quaker Hill in the eighteenth century by Wilson, Warren Hugh, [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Quaker Hill, N.Y.
-- History. [from old catalog] Publisher Quaker Hill, N.Y., Pub. by the Quaker Hill conference association Collection library_of Pages: Later chapters address the influence of Quaker pacifism and opposition to slavery, the establishment of Quaker communities in mid-western and western states, and the theological divisions within the Society of Friends that characterized the movement in the nineteenth century.
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Although the Act of Toleration of marked the end of its most extreme forms, Quakers continued to be subject to confiscation of goods, fines and imprisonment for refusing to pay church tithes or take oaths, and to be excluded from public office. different from their non-Quaker neighbors in the early nineteenth century, when farms were still the predominant feature of the Lower Merion landscape.
Inthe United States census showed families and farms in the Township, many of the latter owned by well-off Quakers, including Merion Meeting members, Isaac W. Roberts (whose farm was valued at $15, Edward Price ($13,). A collection of extracts from publications, diaries, biographies, and obitutaries of Quaker women cover 17thth century.
Quaker Women While enroled on Woodbrooke's Equipping for Ministry course,I was surprised when I began research during Our Quaker Foremothers the number of Quaker women who had published tracts and pamphlets in the 17th century.
Introduction The Society of Friends experienced two major separations in the 19th century. A description of them, at the outset, runs into the problem of terminology, since each of the resulting groups continued to use all the old names ("Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends," etc.) for itself and invented informal names for its opponents.
This chapter surveys the enduring Quaker concern for education, from the beginnings in seventeenth-century Britain to its international presence in the twenty-first century. These include early Meeting and private schools, colleges of higher education with worldwide reputations, and educational establishments in the developing world.
It considers how consistently and coherently certain core Author: Elizabeth Ann O'Donnell. British Quakers in Parliament in the Nineteenth Century. Quakers were able to enter Parliament fromand in the rest of the century there was a disproportionally large number of Quaker MPs.
They were vigorous campaigners on social issues, and were not always popular with their fellow MPs. The Religious Society of Friends, also known as The Quakers, is a movement that began in England in the 17th word "Quaker" means to tremble in the way of the Lord.
In its early days it faced opposition and persecution; however, it continued to expand, extending into many parts of the world, especially the Americas and Africa. The Society of Friends has been influential in the. The 19th century saw many changes in the small community, including the settlement of many people of diverse faiths and backgrounds.
InRoman Catholics founded St. Peter’s Church, now the cathedral church of Wilmington became an industrial city, factories grew up along the Christina River, and workers and owners alike chose to live nearby in Quaker Hill.
The colony of Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn inas a safe place for Quakers to live and practice their faith. Quakers have been a significant part of the movements for the abolition of slavery, to promote equal rights for women, and peace.
What Can I Expect to Find in Quaker Records. There are generally two types of monthly meeting records, minutes taken during the business meeting, and separate registers of births, marriages and burials.
Later in the 19th century many meetings began to keep membership registers which incorporated more comprehensive information. place of pilgrimage for those who wish to see Pendle Hill, where George Fox had his vision of a 'great people to be gathered' inor to visit Jordan's Meeting House where William Penn worshipped.
Evangelical in the nineteenth century, actively liberal in the twentieth, Britain Yearly Meeting has changed radically over the Size: 2MB. Cline, Emily C. Fashioning Quaker Identity: Nineteenth-Century Women's Clothing in the Friends' Historical Association Collection.
Scholars have debated the distinctiveness of Quaker dress since the publication of Amelia Mott Gummere's The Quaker: A Study in on: Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA, United States.
18 th Century. – Mary Fisher. Mary Fisher was one of the first Quaker missionaries – the Valiant Sixty. As well as preaching in England she made two journeys overseas, one to Boston, in North America, and the other to Turkey, where she visited the Ottoman Emperor, Sultan Mehmet IV.
–. history of the Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends in the nineteenth century. Too often Quaker history is viewed in terms of Friends in the eastern United States, but for many years of the nineteenth century, Indiana Friends constituted the largest concentration of Quakers in the United States.
(Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.These one-of-a-kind earrings feature yellow and rose gold-filled links from 19th century Victorian book chain necklaces from different design eras and a thick, 12 mm 14k gold-filled jump ring.
Details and Materials. 1 3/4” long; yellow and rose gold-filled book chain necklace links; 14K gold-filled ear. Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, was founded in England in the 17th century by George Fox and played a key role in abolition and women’s suffrage.