(Whitehead). Tuke, Samuel.


A Minister of the Gospel in the Society of Friends: being the Substance of the Account of His Life, Written by Himself, And published after his decease, in the Year 1725, Under the Title of “His Christian Progress;” With An Appendix, Containing a Selection from His Other Works. Also Introductory Observations. York: Printed by A. Alexander and Son ... 1830.
1st Ed. 2 vols. Sm. 8vo. 295pp. + 356pp. Some light browning, contemporary ownership inscription, institutional bookplate and ink stamp to, occasional blind stamp, gilt lettered buckram. George Whitehead (1636–1723) leading early Quaker preacher, author and lobbyist remembered for his advocacy of religious freedom before three kings of England. His lobbying in defense of the right to practice the Quaker religion was influential on the Act of Uniformity, the Bill of Rights of 1689 and the Royal Declaration of Indulgence.
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