A Memoir of Mary Capper, Late of Birmingham, England, A Minister of the Society of Friends
Philadelphia: For Sale at Friends' Book Store, 1882. Octavo. Green cloth ruled in black; gilt spine. A Very Good+, strivingly Near Fine copy with some negligible dust-soiling and paper over front hinge starting. This copy with a gift inscription to Samuel Biddle, of Bailey, Banks and Biddle Jewelry Store, from his father. The Biddle family is a prominent Philadelphia family whose descendants emigrated from England partially to avoid persecution as Quakers. In this memoir, Mary Capper, mentions meeting with a T. & E. Biddle in Birmingham in 1796, making this a nice Quaker association item. Item #01498
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