American Quaker War Tax Resistance

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David M Gross, Oct 20, 2011 - Religion - 574 pages
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This book illuminates the evolution of Quaker war tax resistance in America, as told by those who resisted and those who debated the limits of the Quaker peace testimony where it applied to taxpaying. Among the writers featured in this documentary history are Isaac Sharpless, Thomas Story, William Penn, James Logan, Benjamin Franklin, John Woolman, John Churchman, James Pemberton, Joshua Evans, Anthony Benezet, Job Scott, Warner Mifflin, Timothy Davis, James Mott, Isaac Grey, Samuel Allinson, Moses Brown, Stephen B. Weeks, Rufus Hall, Gouverneur Morris, Elias Hicks, Joshua Maule, and Cyrus G. Pringle.

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David Gross is also the editor of "We Won't Pay: A Tax Resistance Reader," and two collections of Thoreau's writing. He curates the blog "The Picket Line," and is a past member of the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee's administrative committee.

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