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Articles inQuakerPeriodicals By Lyman W. Riley Journal of the Friends' Historical Society "The Alexander Family's Discount Company" by Muriel F. Lloyd Prichard tells in some detail of the founding and long-successful career of this Quaker family concern. Begun in London in 1810, it lasted until 1911, at which time it became a public company. William Alexander (17691819 ) was the founder. — 49 (I960), 157-164. "A Bibliographical Note on Hannah Kilham's Linguistic Work" by P. E. H. Hair is a description of a pamphlet volume containing the rare pioneer grammars and vocabularies compiled by Hannah Kilham from 1818 to 1828. One is of the language of the American Seneca Indians, the others are of West African languages. — 49 (I960), 165-168. Seventeen men and women recorded in the 1959 volume of the Dictionary of National Biography were either Friends or had Quaker connections . Geoffrey Nuttall writes a note about each.—49 (I960), 168-169Publication of the A. R. Barclay MSS continues with letters from Ralph Fretwell, James Fletcher, and Adam Gouldney to George Fox, and Thomas Robertson's own account of his arrest in 1682 in a letter to Sarah Meade. — 49 (I960), 170-178. For her presidential address to the Friends' Historical Society Olive C. Goodbody tells of "Irish History and the Earliest Irish Friends," in particular two previously obscure men, Stephen Rich (d. 1667) and Nicholas Kempton (d. 1676). — 49 (1961), 187-204. Summarized in The Friend, Nov. 4, I960, pp. 1050-1052. Henry J. Cadbury prints a letter from Thomas B. Macaulay that defends Macaulay's own strictures on William Penn but refutes a charge against Penn's private morals — 49 (1961), 205-208. Richard E. Stagg presents an exhaustive study of "Friends' Queries and General Advices: A Survey of their Development in London Yearly Meeting , 1682-1860." AU alterations in the texts of Yearly and Quarterly Meeting queries are given, in the text of the article and in an appended list. — 49 (1961), 209-235. The Friend Maurice Creasey's presidential address to the Friends' Historical Society, " 'Inward' and Outward' ; A Study in Early Quaker Language," is given in summary. — Oct. 13, 1961, pp. 1334-1338. A note in Meeting for Sufferings minutes refers to the rediscovery of the graves of the wife and daughter of Daniel Wheeler in a burial ground near Leningrad, given by Czar Alexander I in recognition of Daniel 61 62Quaker History Wheeler's services in Russia from 1817 to 1840. — Oct. 13, 1961, pp. 1344-1345. Richenda Scott makes an extended review of the second edition of W. C. Braithwaite's The Second Period of Quakerism the occasion for some cogent remarks on Quaker tendencies, old and new. — Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 1961, pp. 1365-1367, 1397-1399, 1429-1432, 1464-1466, 1506-1509, 1535-1537. Friends Journal George Fox attended "A June Wedding at Newport" in 1672 during his visit to America. Letter from the Past No. 189 discloses that this was the marriage of Friends Joseph Bryer and Mary Gould. — Sept. 1, 1961, pp. 356-357. Letter from the Past No. 190 is called "George Fox was Here!" — "here" being Friedrichstadt, Germany. Fox visited a small group of Friends in this city during his trip to Holland and Germany in 1677. A meetinghouse was built the next year. — Oct. 1, 1961, pp. 395-396. "Rights and Privileges," Letter from the Past No. 191, points out that early Friends were stubbornly insistent on two points — they would not accept special concessions or pardons, and, on the other hand, they insisted on strict observance of their rights under law. — Feb. 1, 1962, p. 53. Letter from the Past No. 192 is on "Lincoln's Quaker Ancestors." It gives Abraham Lincoln's line back to marriages in Concord Meeting, Pennsylvania, in 1692 and 1713. — Feb. 15, 1962, pp. 73-74. Cecil B. Currey in discussing "Quaker Revivalism and the Peace Testimony " concludes that the evangelical emphasis left little room for the peace testimony and that, moreover, peace work was so often associated with a liberal theology that it became suspect. — Feb. 15, 1962, pp. 75-77. The Friends' Quarterly "A Story of Come-to-Good" by...

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ISSN
1934-1504
Print ISSN
0033-5053
Pages
pp. 61-63
Launched on MUSE
2012-04-04
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