Report of the Trial of Friends; At Steubenville, Ohio, from the 15th to the 26th of October, 1828, Before the Hon. Jeremiah H. Hallock, Esq., President Judge of the 5th Judicial District of the State

Report of the Trial of Friends; At Steubenville, Ohio, from the 15th to the 26th of October, 1828, Before the Hon. Jeremiah H. Hallock, Esq., President Judge of the 5th Judicial District of the State

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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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...upon the subject of the ensuing Yearly Meeting? Not that I know of, except the conference of the general committee of committees from the Yearly Meetings. That was held on Fifth-day. I was there a short time, but do not know what was determined at that meeting. The objects of this general committee were not defined. It was called in consequence of an invitation from our Yearly Meeting to all the Yearly Meetings in the world. Indiana, Carolina, NewEngland, Etc. appointed committees. The Yearly Meeting in Ireland, entered into the measure, but did not send delegates. There was nothing said about excluding Hicksites, in that or any other meeting that I ever attended. I say clearly and decidedly there never was. Did all those strangers belonging to the orthodox attend on Second-day? I presume most of them did. They withdrew with us from the meeting. It is my impression, though I am not positive, that they all withdrew, and that they continued to attend with us. Questioned by Mr. Wright.--Are you positive as to the time when Jonathan Taylor began to read? I am not very positive. I think he read the opening minute after Israel French made the proposition. I think, but am not positive, that it was before David Hilles was named. Did you see Dr. Carroll and Jonathan Pierce advancing? I don't think I did. I saw Carroll, after the pressure had been made, standing upon one of the raised seats in the lower part of the ministers' gallery. As to filling the ministers' gallery, did any thing unusual take place? There was nothing unusual. At the time when the Indian committee rose, and the doors were opened for the admission of the members generally, I think the representatives, and the committee on Indian concerns, and the members of the general committee from...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236590619
  • 9781236590619