12017-06-28T09:53:10-07:00Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650a72001(annotation)plain2017-06-28T09:53:10-07:00Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650aWealth in this Province.-----To govern, is absolutely repugnant to the avowed Principles of Quakers: Therefore if they are conscientious Men, they will not undertake it, and if they are not so, surely we should not trust them.---Can any Man of Sense believe that a conscientious Quaker will lay hold of any Part of the Reins that govern a People engaged in Wars, and at the same Time declare, that from Conscience he can have no Hand in War? It is true, every man has Liberty to profess his Belief, nor should any be forced to act contrary to it; I only contend for People’s adhereing strictly to what they Profess, and that those who do not should be looked upon as Deceivers of Men, and therefore not fit to be entrusted.
THAT Peace and Truth may be promoted, that Justice may be practiced, and that the Hypocrite reign not, least the Peple be ensnared, is the Desire of
Second-Street, Philadelphia. February 18, 1764.
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12016-08-19T12:59:54-07:00Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650aThe Quaker Unmasked - 131The Quaker unmask'd; or, Plain truth: humbly address'd to the consideration of all the freemen of Pennsylvania. [Four lines of quotations] The second edition.2016-08-19T12:59:54-07:00Dove, David James, 1696?-1769.LCP Am 1764 Dov 795.D.7Philadelphia: : Printed by Andrew Steuart, in Second-Street., 1764.Defending the Paxton Boys; also suggesting that the Quakers were enamored of both Indian squaws and Indian trade. Cf. Dictionary of American biography. Signed on p. 13: Philopatrius. Second-Street, Philadelphia, February 18, 1764. Attributed to David James Dove in the Dictionary of American biography. "Postscript."--p. 14-15. Bookseller's advertisement, p. 16.16 p. ; 17 cmEvans, C. American bibliography, 9647; English short title catalogue (ESTC), W32375; Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 1982 19821613Will Fenton82bf9011a953584cd702d069a30cbdb6ef90650a