A procession of Friends : Quakers in America

by Daisy Newman

Hardcover, 1972

Status

Available

Call number

QH NEW c4

Publication

Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1972.

Local notes

Inscription: for The Dyers and The Armstrongs - Daisy Newman Hamden, Connecticut May 1974

Description

Quaker author of fiction and non-fiction, Daisy Newman writes of the role Quakers have had in befriending Indians, opposing slavery, providing humane treatment for prisoners and the mentally ill, and opposing war and capital punishment. This is history in its most readable form, as the author's sense of detail gets beneath the facts to give the reader the sense of place and emotion in each event.

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A good, readable general history of Quakers in the United States.

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QH NEW c4

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