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A SKETCH OF THE FURTHER PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEES APPOINTED BY THE YEARLY MEETINGS OF FRIENDS OF PENNSYLVANIA, &c. AND MARYLAND, FOR PROMOTING THE IMPROVEMENT AND GRADUAL CIVILIZATION OF THE INDIAN NATIVES IN SOME PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA

by Society of Friends

First Edition

Price: $450.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 011835
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W. Phillips
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1812
  • Keywords: QUAKERS NATIVE AMERICANS SENECAS CATTARAUGUS ALLEGANY TUNESASSAH CLEAR CREEK RED JACKET ONANDAGO BUFFALO CREEK BUFFALO TONNEWANTA SHAWANEESE DELAWARES BROUGHAM

London: W. Phillips, 1812. Newly bound in cloth. 8vo. 35 pp. All edges untrimmed. A rare pamphlet describing the early relations between the Society of Friends and native American tribes in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and other areas. The focus is on education. Includes geographical description of the country with the states of New York and Pennsylvania who have been instructed in agriculture by the Committee of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia, also a summary of the proceedings of the Committee on Indian Civilization appointed by the Yearly Meeting held at Baltimore, Maryland. Discussed by Henry Lord Brougham in the Edinburgh Review.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.