Letters Addressed to Caleb Strong, Esq. Late Governor of Massachusetts, Showing that Retaliation, Capital Punishment, and War, are Prohibited by the Gospel; Justified by No Good Principle; Not Necessary to the Safety of Individuals or Nations; but, Incompatible with their Welfare; Inconsistent with the Christian Character; and Contrary to the Laws of Christ.
Providence: Printed by Miller & Hutchins, 1818. Stated third edition; the first appeared in 1816, Sabin also notes a stated third edition published in Philadelphia in 1818. 8vo, contemporary quarter calf, blue boards, 126,  pages. The attribution to Whelpley (1766-1817) is first revealed in this edition, on the final..... More