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The Dunkers religious sect...
Item # 676835
October 01, 1795
NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, October, 1795 The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back three pages contain news items of the day.
Among the articles is: "Character of the Dunkers" which begins: "The Dunkers, or German Baptists, in Pennsylvania, and the starters adjacent, who take the Scriptures as their one guide..." with more.
The news reports include at least two items concerning a treaty with the Indians.
Certainly one of the less common 18th century American magazine titles, existing from just 1790 to 1797.
No plates are present.
Complete in 64 pages, lacking a full title/contents page, 5 by 7 3/4 inches, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's