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The Resource Letters from a young Shaker : William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill, edited by Stephen J. Stein

Letters from a young Shaker : William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill, edited by Stephen J. Stein

Label
Letters from a young Shaker : William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill
Title
Letters from a young Shaker
Title remainder
William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen J. Stein
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early nineteenth century, a young man belonging to the prominent Byrd family of Virginia, the grandson of William Byrd III, took up residence in the Shaker community at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. Over the next two years, 1826--1828, he wrote a series of letters to his father, a federal judge in Ohio, describing his experiences and his impressions of the United Society of Believers, as the Shakers were formally called. Eventually, William S. Byrd became a convert to the society and an advocate of its beliefs and practices. His letters -- cut short by his father's death -- offer today's rea
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stein, Stephen J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Byrd, William S
  • Shakers
  • Byrd, William S
  • Shakers
  • Pleasant Hill (Ky.)
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Kentucky
Label
Letters from a young Shaker : William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill, edited by Stephen J. Stein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The Letters of William S. Byrd to Charles Willing Byrd; Appendixes; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn903955522
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (176 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148717
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129fjx8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903955522
Label
Letters from a young Shaker : William S. Byrd at Pleasant Hill, edited by Stephen J. Stein
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The Letters of William S. Byrd to Charles Willing Byrd; Appendixes; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn903955522
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (176 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148717
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129fjx8
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903955522

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