Exiles in Virginia: With Observations on the Conduct of the Society of Friends during the Revolutionary War,

Philadelphia: 1848. hardcover. Comprising the Official Papers of the Government relating to that Period. 1777-1778. 3 folding facsimiles. 302pp. 8vo, 1/2 black contemporary morocco, spine ends and edges of cloth worn, including corners edges, browning to text throughout, foxing to most margins and to facsimiles, cloth lightly soiled. Philadelphia: Printed for Subscribers, 1848. First Edition. good.

Much of the text is the journal of Quaker exiles who were banished to Winchester, Virginia during the American Revolution because of their pacifist views. The appendix has the minutes of the Executive Council of Pennsylvania concerning the exile of the Quaker leaders by the orders of the Council. Sabin 27467. Clark I: 247.

Price: $100.00

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