The Beginnings of Quakerism

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DATES, so far as month and year are concerned, are given according to New Style, but the day of the month is left unaltered.

Quotations are corrected as to spelling and punctuation; omitted words are indicated by . . . ; words added for completing the sense by square brackets.

The following contractions are used in the notes:--

A.R.B. Colln. A collection in Dev. Ho. of about 250 letters of early Friends. See Appendix B.
Besse Sufferings. "A Collection of the Sufferings of the people called Quakers," from 1650 to 1689, taken from original records and other authentic accounts, by Joseph Besse. In two folio vols. London, 1753.
Camb. Journ. Edition of Spence MS. Journ. of Fox, two vols. Cambridge, 1911. See Appendix A.
Dev. Ho. for MS. materials preserved in the Friends' Reference Library at Devonshire House, Bishopsgate, London, E.C.
Extracts from State Papers, First and Second Series. Supplements to J.F.H.S.
F.P.T. "The First Publishers of Truth," being early records of the introduction of Quakerism into England and Wales. Edited for the Friends' Historical Society by Norman Penney. London, 1907.
Hist. of Commth. and Prot. "History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656," by Samuel Rawson Gardiner, four vols. London, 1903.
Inner Life. "The Inner Life of the Religious Societies of the Commonwealth," by Robert Barclay. London, 1876.
J.F.H.S. Journal of the Friends' Historical Society, begun 1903. Edited from Dev. Ho.
Journ. or Ellwood Journ. Ellwood edition of the Journal of George Fox, originally printed in 1694. References are to Bi-centenary edition in two vols. London, 1891. The text of quotations is corrected to the 1694 edn.
Letters of Early Friends. By Abram Rawlinson Barclay. London, 1841.
Life (or Journal). Journals and lives of the following Friends published under various titles: William Caton ( 1689 edn.), Richard Davies ( 1771 edn.), William Edmondson ( 1715 edn.), Thomas Ellwood ( 1714 edn.), Gilbert Latey ( 1707 edn.).
Sewel. "History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian people called Quakers," by William Sewel, two vols. London, 1811 ( 5th edn.).
Short Journ. By George Fox. See Appendix A.
Smith's Catalogue. "A Descriptive Catalogue of Friends' Books," by Joseph Smith, two vols. London, 1867.
Spence MSS. vol. iii. Described in Appendix B.
Swarthm. Colln. Swarthm. collection of MSS. at Dev. Ho. See Appendix B.
Works. Collected writings of following Friends published under various titles: John Burnyeat ( 1691 edn.), Edward Burrough ( 1672 edn.), Steven Crisp ( 1694 edn.), William Dewsbury ( 1689 edn.), Margaret Fell ( 1710 edn.), Francis Howgill ( 1676 edn.), Richard Hubberthorne ( 1663 edn.), Charles Marshall ( 1704 edn.), James Nayler ( 1716 edn.), James Parnell ( 1675 edn.), Isaac Penington ( 1784, 3rd edn.), Thomas Taylor ( 1697 edn.).


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