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Universal Christian Benevolence 1843 Bklt Intellectual Moral..e Walker Pa Quaker For Sale
Vintage 1843 booklet enclosed in an old fashioned type folder, “Universal Christian Benevolence or the Principles of the Glorious Gospel developed including Intellectual, Moral, and Physical Improvements” by E. Walker.
After the verse referring to Universal Benevolence and then a note to
“Post-Masters Will please distribute these pamphlets at twenty-five cents each-one dollar for five, or 2 dollars per dozen, and remit the same to me the subscriber, and they will be amply rewarded and if possible, each Post Master throughout the world will be furnished with a single copy, free of charge, that their next minister and other friends may read them. E. Walker Woodburn, Susq. Co. Pa.”
MONTROSE,PA: Printed for the author, by Chapman and Taylor.1843.32 pages.
Preface, of 3 1/2pages.
“Opposers (sic) from those I have visited along the Valley of Susquehanna and elsewhere, the most interesting of whom would say, my said exercise was the religion of their souls, and had for months and months prayed for its promulgation, with thankfulness for its revival, some of whom had resigned their sectarism (sic). When crossing the Susquehanna to Cattawissa, I thought of crossing there thirty-five years ago in a boat, with other Friends, when I gave the dear ferry-man five dollars besides his fee and was now repaid one hundred fold-not in money, but Universal Benevolence..”
"Scientific persons of virtuous principles have lectured for the advancement of education, to their honor, and may they much more in behalf of Universal Benevolence, including the location of school houses, that they may not for ever remain as too many are, neglected of improvements about them without taste, neatness, or decency, but improve their grounds with yards, trees, shade etc to the comfort and delight of parents teachers….”
The title and details about the contents are handwritten on the cardboard folder:
”Montrose imprint-‘Universal Christian Benvolence’ by E. Walker 1843.”
There are several blank pages before/after the printed booklet (added for notes, reference points by the former owner as well as to further protect the booklet. On the first blank page,
“The 32 pp. of this pamphlet are here complete but owing to error of the printer in make up are not in numerical order-t.p….” The pages’ order is listed by hand.
Author’s full name and identification as a Quaker written on blank note preceeding title: “Enoch Walker of Dimock-Quaker. Phila.”
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Universal Christian Benevolence 1843 Bklt Intellectual Moral..e Walker Pa Quaker: $38