AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE, TRAVELS AND CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCES IN THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF...

Bownas, Samuel.

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Stanford: H. & J. Hull, 1805. 306 pages + 2 pages of book ads. 12mo, contemporary calf; spine worn and one signature loose; some foxing and minor soiling. Early ink inscription on fly-leaf "Giliad Library of Friends. No. 18." (Item ID: 1097)

Originally published in London in 1756. "Bownas landed in Maryland in 1702. Soon after he arrived he held a public dispute with George Keith; also with William Bradford, and suffered imprisonment for his belief. His account of the Labadites, a community resembling the Shakers, is very amusing." - SABIN 7097. HOWES 668.



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