Observations on Legal and Judicial Oaths; Including a Brief Notice of the Measures of the British Government for the Abolition of Unnecessary Oaths by Enoch Lewis

Philadelphia: Joseph Rakestraw, 1848. Paperback. 16 p.; 22 cm. Lacking wrapper. Disbound from a volume of unrelated 19th-century pamphlets. "20" in ink at upper right-hand corner of title page. Enoch Lewis (1776-1856) was a Pennsylvania Quaker and a mathematician who edited several mathematical works and published several textbooks, including one on spherical projections. He was an abolitionist, establishing the monthly journal African Observer and taking an active role in the Underground Railroad in Chester County, Pa. In this pamphlet he examines another issue of concern to the Society of Friends, that of legal and judicial oaths, which Friends refused to take. Very scarce. In Very Good Condition; lacking wrapper; disbound; very light foxing on title page and p. 16; otherwise, clean and bright. Very Good. Item #005102

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