Piety Promoted; In Brief Memorials and Dying Expressions of Some of the Society of Friends, Commonly Called Quakers the Tenth Part, to Which Is Prefix

Piety Promoted; In Brief Memorials and Dying Expressions of Some of the Society of Friends, Commonly Called Quakers the Tenth Part, to Which Is Prefix (Paperback)

By Joseph Gurney Bevan 
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Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1150155078
EAN: 9781150155079
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 74
Publish Date: 2012-5-9
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 Excerpt: ...if not in most places where she travelled: and she travelled in most parts of Great-Britain where there are friends, in several repeatedly, and in Ireland twice. At length, about the sixty-second year of her age, with a body enfeebled by her past labours, but with a mirid strengthened by the long and habitual exercise of faith, she prepared to set out on a visit to America: a concern which many years had attended her mind. In this journey Mary Jefferys, of Melksham, who had been her companion on several former ones, found herself also bound to attend her. They landed at New.York, the 31st of the Eighth month, 1801, attended several meetings there, on the Main, and in Long-Island; and then proceeding towards Philadelphia, reached it the 8th of the Second month, 1802. After some rest, they attended the meetings of Friends in that city as they came in - course, and on the 9th of the Third month, entered on a visit to the families of one of the monthly meetings; but Sarah was so weak, that she was scarcely equal to bear the fatigue of three visits in one day. The engagement was therefore soon suspended; but she said that the making of the attempt had afforded her satisfaction; whether she lived to move further in it or not. After various means, ineffectually used to relieve her ailments, on the 9th of the Fourth month she was confined to her bed, and in about three weeks breathed her last. Her disorder seemed of the pul inonary kind, and the consequent and violent eouglling and expectoration rapidly fatigued and reduced During her illness, her exercise of mind on account of others, was for the most part taken from her. She said she had done what she could in time of health: and she confirmed the testimony of a minister who had visited her some days before, ..
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Title: Piety Promoted; In Brief Memorials and Dying Expressions of Some of the Society of Friends, Commonly Called Quakers the Tenth Part, to Which Is Prefix
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Author: Joseph Gurney Bevan
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1150155078
EAN: 9781150155079
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 74
Publish Date: 2012-5-9
Binding: Paperback

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