An Appeal for the Ancient Doctrines of the Religious Society of Friends. Published by Direction of the Yearly Meeting Held in Philadelphia, in the Fourth Month, 1847: Addressed to its Members. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Orthodox.

An Appeal for the Ancient Doctrines of the Religious Society of Friends. Published by Direction of the Yearly Meeting Held in Philadelphia, in the Fourth Month, 1847: Addressed to its Members.

Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Kite, 1847. First edition. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 68 pages. A little wear and soiling; some occasional light foxing; a very good copy. Item #12683

One inevitable consequence which attends all innovation upon its religious principles, is the injury to the unity and harmony of the Society. Published during the tumult of the Wilburite-Gurneyite separations (from which the PYM managed to hold itself somewhat aloof) a detailed Quaker statement on the practices of Friends. Pencil signature of one John Bell at the head of the front wrapper. Sabin 86035.

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