QWHP -- MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL.
Dedicated to observations of Quakers by non-Quakers, discussions of themes near and dear to
Quaker hearts by others, those pieces which simply do not fit in any other category, as well as the
outright bizarre, which must be seen to be believed and even then can be unbelievable.
This Document is on The Quaker Writings Home Page.
- The Last Day of Yearly Meeting, 1813. An eloquent, moving rhapsody extolling the benefits of
brotherly unity among and a rare glimpse into the truly important business matters the country
Friends were concerned with.
- Text of Advertisement from 1880. Tuition was $60.00 a year, laundry was 30 cents per dozen,
and the library proudly boasted over four thousand volumes. The good old days.
- An Experience in a Quaker Meeting. Taken from a letter to Coleridge, written at the time. The
speaker who left him somewhat unimpressed was is unknown. I have added his (mellowed)
recollections of the same event some thirty years later in the better known "Essay of Elia" A
PHILADELPHIA NORTH AMERICAN:
- Quakers and the War. A World War I era from 1917, observing that the Quakers themselves
are divided about their testimony against wars and fightings and are, in any case, still good and
loyal American citizens who will do everything they can to help in the war effort, even those
that never do fire a shot.
CHARLES H. SPURGEON:
M. I. ("PARSON") WEEMS: