JOURNAL OF THE LIFE, TRAVELS, AND GOSPEL LABOURS, OF WILLIAM WILLIAMS. DEC. A MINISTER OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. LATE OF WHITE-WATER, INDIANA.

Cincinnati. 1828. 272pp. Contemporary calf. Rear free endpaper torn. Contemporary ownership inscriptions to front endpapers. Foxing. Good. Item #WRCAM1560

Williams visited Maryland, Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia in his capacity as a Quaker minister. He blamed much of the evil he saw rampant on the frontier on demon rum, and had little better to say about the northern states he visited. Clark aptly describes Williams' narrative as "an exceedingly dull book," but goes on to indicate that "material for the study of Quakers in the South in this period is so scarce that Williams should be consulted." HOWES W490. CLARK II:176.

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