American Advocate of Peace; conducted by Francis Fellowes; September, 1835 vol. 1 no. 6. Francis Fellowes.

American Advocate of Peace; conducted by Francis Fellowes; September, 1835 vol. 1 no. 6

Hartford, Conn. William Watson, 1835. Paperback. [3], 254-298 p.; 23 cm. Brown wrappers printed in black. Wrapper title. Paginated continuously with previous issues. Disbound from a miscellaneous volume. Blue oval stamp of Dickinson College Library stamped on front wrapper, along with stamp from that institution's pamphlet collection and the library's embossed stamp. Contents: Practicable Objects of Peace Societies by Francis Fellowes -- Analogy Between War and Judicial Redress -- Addresses at the Nineteenth Anniversary of the British Peace Society -- a review of Reed and Matheson's Narrative of a Visit to the American Churches -- Intelligence about other peace societies and ministers who pledged to preach at least once a year in favor of peace. Francis Fellowes (1803-1888) graduated from Amherst College in 1826 and founded the Mt. Pleasant Institute in Amherst, Mass., in 1827. Later he taught in Connecticut where he was admitted to the bar in 1835. The American Advocate of Peace was published in Hartford, Conn., from June 1834 to Dec. 1836; in 1837 it moved to Boston and was published as The Advocate of Peace. In Very Good- Condition: disbound but retains stitching; prior to binding, front wrapper, which lacks two corners, had been repaired; otherwise wrappers have only minor edge chipping; one light vertical crease throughout; light foxing, primarily in margins; clean and solid. Very scarce. Very Good -. Item #002612

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