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Slaughter, Thomas P. (Thomas Paul)
The beautiful soul of John Woolman, apostle of abolition / Thomas P. Slaughter
1st ed
New York : Hill and Wang, 2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BX7795.W7 S53 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Woolman, John, 1720-1772
Subject(s) Quakers -- United States -- Biography
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description 449 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-428) and index
Contents Prologue: How to begin? -- Revelations, 1720-28 -- Transition, 1729-30 -- Sinner and saints, 1731-35 -- Young man Wool, 1736-43 -- Charity, 1743-53 -- Nightmares, 1754-55 -- Taxed, 1756-57 -- Pure wisdom, 1758-59 -- Words, 1760-63 -- Travels, 1764-69 -- Growth, 1769-72 -- Away, 1772 -- Home, 1772 -- How to end, 1772 -- Epilogue: a new beginning
Summary A biography of the famous eighteenth-century Quaker whose abolitionist fervor and spiritual practice made him a model for generations of Americans

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