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Waln, Nicholas [Explaining why Quakers refuse to pay a fee for their pacifism]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05326 Author/Creator: Waln, Nicholas Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Broadsides Date: 18 December 1790 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Quakers explaining why they refuse to pay a fee to the government for their pacifism.

People: Waln, Nicholas

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Quakers, Religion, Peace, Military History, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic