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Some Account of the Life and Gospel Labours of William Reckitt

RECKITT, William

Published by James Phillips, London, 1776
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Contemporary calf, rebacked; except for some minor scattered foxing and browning, interior excellent. First edition. Reckitt, an English Quaker, describes with endearing simplicity his trips to, and experiences in, America. Of particular interest are accounts of his meetings with America Quakers. This was his second transatlantic voyage. Included is an account of his first voyage in 1756, during which he visited Philadelphia. On his way to Barbados thereafter his ship was captured by the French, and Reckitt was taken prisoner and spent several months in France. Also included is some biographical information about Reckitt.Reckitt (1706-1769) worked as a grazier and weaver in Wainfleet, Lincolnshire before becoming a Quaker Minister in 1742. Bookseller Inventory # 15279

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Title: Some Account of the Life and Gospel Labours ...

Publisher: James Phillips, London

Publication Date: 1776


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