An Account of the Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, of John Fothergill. To which are added, divers epistles to friends in Great Britain and America, on various occasions. John Fothergill.
An Account of the Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, of John Fothergill. To which are added, divers epistles to friends in Great Britain and America, on various occasions.
An Account of the Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, of John Fothergill. To which are added, divers epistles to friends in Great Britain and America, on various occasions.

An Account of the Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, of John Fothergill. To which are added, divers epistles to friends in Great Britain and America, on various occasions.

Philadelphia, (PA): Reprinted and sold by James Chattin , in Church-alley, 1754. First American edition (first published London, 1753). 8vo. iv, 280 pp. Sabin 25270. Evans 7194. Not in Haynes or Thornton. Clark Old South I, 81: "The author, a Quaker missionary, made three trips to America [1706-1707, 1721-1723, and 1736-1738]. He landed first in Maryland where he was received 'with great cheerfulness'; he traveled in Virginia and North Carolina and had 'many strengthening and comfortable meetings,' though he traveled 'with great difficulty and hazard.'" Early owners' notes and names on endpapers, but a quite good copy in an unrestored contemporary American binding. Contemporary calf (rubbed, spine ends chipped, corners bumped), remains of label on spine, thin blind rule framing boards. (9210). Item #62474

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