New York: Samuel S. & William Wood, . First edition. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 16 pages. Damp-stained; wrappers worn and soiled; a good, sound copy. Item #11751
A Quaker pacifist pamphlet from the era of the war with Mexico. "We are aware that when the public mind is strongly excited, it may require great moral courage, and a deep and abiding sense of duty, to enable the pastor to stand firmly at his post, and advocate the noble cause of peace." Signed in type at the foot of the text by the Clerk of the N.Y. Yearly Meeting, Richard Carpenter, and dated 4th First month, 1848.