AN EXPOSITION OF THE FAITH OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS, COMMONLY CALLED QUAKERS... SELECTED FROM TEHIR EARLY WRITINGS.

Evans, Thomas.

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Philadelphia: Kimber & Sharpless, 1828. 342 pages. 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Original cloth backed boards; wear to binding at spine and front hinge; minor foxing. Early inscriptions on free endpapers. (Item ID: 3120)


First edition. In 1827, within the Society of Friends, a major schism occurred, reating the two bodies called the Orthodox and the Hickites. The following year, Evans produced the above work, quoting 181 Friends of the previous centruies in support of the orthodox position. He became a vocal force for the Orthodox group. Sabin 23189. American Imprints 33097.



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