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Summary of the Book 'Quaker Hill':
Call number of original: F129.Q12W72.
Excerpts from the Book 'Quaker Hill':
... Records. 17. De Chastellux's Travels in North America.. 18. Anburey's Travels in North America.. 19. Thatcher's Military Journal of the Revolution.. 20. ... ... House. His letters never mention the Quakers, neither their picturesque abode, their dreams of freedom for the slave, nor their Tory loyalty. Each ... ... of slavery with disfavor. Now the time had come for putting the denomination in array against the institution. There was a preacher of the Quakers ... ... kinds.. The quotation from essor Carver bears the impression of incompleteness, or rather of suggestiveness. If making a virtue of necessity is idealization, ... ... person now wears plain dress on Quaker Hill-it was a true expression of the make believe of sanctity in plainness. The quiet colors, the prescribed ... ... as the offences themselves from modern experience. The writer is sure that, comparing the records of the Quaker Community with his own knowledge of ... ... Washington's order, Oct. 20th, No more sick to be sent to the Hospital at Quaker Hill, without first inquiring of the Chief Surgeon there whether they ... ... prevailing, and the probable number in the Hospital, Dr. Fallon's letter to Governor Clinton furnishes the only account known to exist: 'Out of ... ... general throughout the Eastern States. Let the doctrinal causes of this schism be considered elsewhere. Economic causes are hinted at in the above ... ... to them certain religious functions, at Monthly Meeting and Quarterly and Yearly Meetings, on which they deliberated, before submitting them to ... ... of men on the Hill, in the group-life of the women, and in the type of woman. It may be well to consider these in reverse order. The individual ... ... household are devoted to the keeping of boarders five of them being supported in the main by this business. Of these five families, however, four ... ... etc., which were offered to guests. It was a fashion or custom to offer a drink of some kind whenever a neighbor called. My grandfather being obliged ... ... has been immediate and general. The past is a history of names. William Russell led the community in erecting a Meeting House, and then a second one-which ... ... thirteen years of its influence, it united the whole community in the formation of a church, to some of whose services came all the Protestant population ... ... serenaded. I find also no animistic ideas, or practices no folk-lore and no magic. The Quaker Hill imagination has been disciplined. The preferred ... ... land would have a value, which is aroused by the presence on the Hill every summer of visitors to a number equal to the numbers of the resident population. ... ... by the young. In the ten years under study two families alone have been unwilling to take full advantage of the school opportunities. In the ... ... and Wife Prince Howland and Wife Isaac Haviland and Wife Nathn. Birdsall and Wife Nathn. Birdsall, Junr. and Wife Daniel Chase and Wife Edward Wing and ... ... that of A. M. in 1894. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in 1894, and has since served as an active pastor at Quaker Hill and in Brooklyn, ...