QWHP 19th Century Material
Part Two: N-Z.
of A Quaker Conscience, Part One. Pringle,
from Vermont, New England, was drafted to fight in the American Civil War
and refused to comply, or to pay the required commutation money or hire
a substitute. This is his record of four months imprisonment in various
camps and prisons until released per orders of President Abraham Lincoln.
continuation of the same.
end of the diary, from time he was taken to the front until eventually
released per personal orders of Abraham Lincoln.
Letter to Enoch
Jacobson, 1813. One of several documents
I found from 19th century Norway, this addressed to an English visitor
asking for closer ties and correspondence between English and Norwegian
DAVID B. UPDEGRAFF:
From the Mission Fields. Updegraff was one of the most influential
of all of the divisive 19th century figures in Quakerism, and one of the
most responsible for programmed worship, a pastoral ministry, revivalism
and holiness theology. These are extracts from letters he wrote to his
family during this frequent travels, taken from a very laudatory biography.
It is expected that they have been edited.
Testimony. From the end of his own compilation of sermons (I think
Updegraff was the first Quaker to actively engage in collecting his own
sermons.) There are, noticeable, certain gaps in it.
Tolerance as Related to Truth and Unity. Described by his editors as
a noble exposition; but I would note that like many before and even more
since, Updegraff was an able exponent of toleration when he was in the
disadvantageous position of being the victim of intolerance; but when he
was in the position of power, he could be as intolerant of dissension to
him as anyone else. This is a fascinating piece to the editor, because
it reads almost exactly like present day pleas for toleration; just change
the names of the bad guys.
the Publisher. From the contemporary publisher,
Tract Association of Friends.
The Fall of Man and Christian Redemption.
Effect of Action and Reaction Upon the Professors of Christianity, Especially
in Relation To the Society of Friends.
The Secession In America.
The Holy Scriptures.
Plainness and Self Denial.
Appendix to the Narrative and
Exposition. Containing an 18 part comparison of quotations from Joseph
John Gurney and early Friends and a collection of letters and testimonies
by John Wilbur, Thomas Shillitoe, George Jones and Ralph Wardlaw (a Scottish
"Letters to a Friend, On Some of the Primitive Doctrines of Christianity:"
Doctrines of the Religious Society of Friends. A lecture; content self
explanatory. Wood was from New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) and was one
of the delegated to the conference in Richmond that adopted the Richmond
Declaration of Faith, partly to combat the growing influence of David B.
Updegraff (above.) Provided by Joe Condon.