A journal of the life of that ancient servant of Christ, John Gratton, giving an account of his exercises when young, and how he came to the knowledge of the truth, and was thereby raised up to preach the gospel; as also of his labors, travels, and sufferings for the same. John Gratton.
A journal of the life of that ancient servant of Christ, John Gratton, giving an account of his exercises when young, and how he came to the knowledge of the truth, and was thereby raised up to preach the gospel; as also of his labors, travels, and sufferings for the same...

A journal of the life of that ancient servant of Christ, John Gratton, giving an account of his exercises when young, and how he came to the knowledge of the truth, and was thereby raised up to preach the gospel; as also of his labors, travels, and sufferings for the same...

Stanford, (N. Y.): printed by Daniel Lawrence for Henry Hull, and John F. Hull, 1805. 12mo, pp. xxviii, [1], 30-224; contemporary full sheep, spine scuffed, spine label perished; good. Prefatory matter contains testimonies by John Whiting, Joseph Smith, Josiah Langdale, and Phebe Bateman, among others. John Gratton (1641-1711) was an early Quaker. He became a traveling minister, "but like thousands of other early Quakers, he was stoned, beaten, and imprisoned for his ministry, [he failed] to attend state approved services, and attend[ed] Quakers' meetings instead ... Despite his long imprisonment, his devoted Quaker wife continued his trade, providing an income for their family" (see hallvworthington.com). American Imprints 8554; Sabin 28341 not noting this edition; Smith, Friends' Books I, p. 860 for the first edition of 1720. Item #57402

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