THE EPISTLE FROM THE YEARLY-MEETING IN LONDON, HELD BY ADJOURNMENTS, FROM THE 15TH OF THE FIFTH MONTH 1780, TO THE 20TH OF THE SAME, INCLUSIVE. TO THE QUARTERLY AND MONTHLY MEETINGS OF FRIENDS AND BRETHREN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, IRELAND, AND ELSEWHERE. DEAR FRIENDS AND BRETHREN, Friends.

THE EPISTLE FROM THE YEARLY-MEETING IN LONDON, HELD BY ADJOURNMENTS, FROM THE 15TH OF THE FIFTH MONTH 1780, TO THE 20TH OF THE SAME, INCLUSIVE. TO THE QUARTERLY AND MONTHLY MEETINGS OF FRIENDS AND BRETHREN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, IRELAND, AND ELSEWHERE. DEAR FRIENDS AND BRETHREN,...

[Philadelphia: 1780]. 4pp, 4to. Caption title [as issued]. Light to moderate foxing, folded, short closed tear at a fold [no loss]. Good+.

This rare imprint reports that, among Friends in America, "the slavery of the poor negroes is nearly put an end to." Moreover, it "has greatly decreased amongst those of other professions." Signed in type by William Bleckly, Clerk to the Meeting this Year.
This is the American imprint, with the 'L' [in 'London'] in the title directly beneath the 'A' in 'Yearly', and the word 'London' 82 millimeters long rather than 109 millimeters.
See, ESTC W41887 and T102626. According to ESTC this imprint is held only at the Library Company. Not in Evans, Bristol, Shipton. Not located in NAIP. Item #31312

Price: $450.00

See all items by