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Quaker Hill by Warren H. Wilson

QUAKER HILL A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY

BY WARREN H. WILSON, A. M.

SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

IN THE

FACULTY OF POLITICAL SCIENCE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

NEW YORK 1907

COPYRIGHT 1907, BY WARREN H. WILSON.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

PART I.

THE QUAKER COMMUNITY:

FROM THE SETTLEMENT OF QUAKER HILL, 1728, TO THE DIVISION OF THE MEETING, 1828.

PAGE

CHAPTER I.

Sources 5

CHAPTER II.

The Locality 8

CHAPTER III.

The Assembling of the Quakers 16

CHAPTER IV.

Economic Activities of the Quaker Community 20

CHAPTER V.

Amusements 28

CHAPTER VI.

The Ideals of the Quakers 32

CHAPTER VII.

Morals of the Quaker Community 38

CHAPTER VIII.

Toleration of Hostile Forces 50

PART II.

THE TRANSITION

FROM THE DIVISION OF THE MEETING TO THE FOUNDING OF AKIN HALL, 1828 TO 1880.

CHAPTER I.

Communication,--The Roads 63

CHAPTER II.

Economic Changes 69

CHAPTER III.

Religious Life in Transition 79

PART III.

THE MIXED COMMUNITY

FROM THE FOUNDING OF AKIN HALL TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1880 TO 1907.


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