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TRUE NATURE AND TENDENCY
SOCIETY OF FRIENDS,
COMMONLY CALLED QUAKERS.
IN TWO PARTS.
1. The history of their opinions : the rise | II. Dissertations on their doctrinal
I tenets, their worship, ministry, &c.
BY WILLIAM CRAIG BROWNLEE, A. M.
MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL.
“Suis-je seul? Je me plais encore au coin du feu.”
PUBLISHED BY JOHN MORTIMER,
J. HARDING, PRINTER,
Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to wit :
BE IT REMÉVBERED, that on the twelfth day of January, in the fortyeighth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1824, Jobn Mortimer, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit :A careful and free inquiry into the true Nature and Tendency of the Religious
Principles of the Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers. In two
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, “ An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies, during the times therein mentioned ;" —And also to the Act, entitled, “An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, “ An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the Arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
The affection of a brother had dedicated this volume (in manuscript,) to the late lamented Reverend James Brownlee of Falkirk.
But he was cut off in his ministerial career, literally in the very pulpit, and left us in deep distress. He, who held the first place in my heart, is no more in the land of the living. I was denied the favour of inscribing his much loved name on this page.
Next to him, an uncle's name claims my reverence. And the gratitude and affection, which your unwearied attentions to our beloved mother, your sister, have created in our hearts, constrain me to offer you this public expression of my sentiments.
Accept, very dear sir, the assurances of our affection and reverence.
and nephew, WILLIAM CRAIG BROW NLEE.
I am your