Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1963. First Edition. Black & White Photographs, Endpaper Maps. Full cloth. Quarto. x, 146 pages. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Jacket has edge chips of up to 1/4" depth, closed tears, and some mild browning to spine. Clean and sound inside.
An essential study of the reasons underlying the Puritans' 1654 seizure of the colonial government of Maryland, as well as the Quakers' subsequent role in that government and the settlement of Anne Arundel County. Kelly also presents evidence that shows Maryland to be the location of the beginning of the Society of Friends in mainland America. Significant treatment of George Fox, Anne Chew Galloway, Sophia Richardson Galloway, Tulip Hill, Whites Hall, Sudley, etc. . Jacket in Mylar protector.