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GEORGE FOX

An Autobiography


Edited with an Introduction and Notes by

Rufus M. Jones, M.A., Litt. D.

Professor of Philosophy in Haverford College

Notes on this version


Table of Contents

Chapter I. Boyhood -- A Seeker, 1624-1648.
Chapter II. The First Years of Ministry, 1648-1649.
Chapter III. The Challenge and the First Taste of Prison, 1648-1649.
Chapter IV. A Year in Derby Prison, 1650-1651.
Chapter V. One Man May Shake the Country for Ten Miles, 1651-1652.
Chapter VI. A New Era Begins, 1652.
Chapter VII. In Prison Again, 1653.
Chapter VIII. A Visit to Oliver Cromwell, 1653-1654.
Chapter IX. A Visit to the Southern Counties Which Ends in Launceston Jail, 1655-1656.
Chapter X. Planting the Seed in Wales, 1656-1657.
Chapter XI. In the Home of the Covenanters, 1657.
Chapter XII. Great Events in London, 1658-1659.
Chapter XIII. In the First Year of King Charles, 1660.
Chapter XIV. Labors, Dangers and Sufferings, 1661-1662.
Chapter XV. In Prison for not Swearing, 1662-1665.
Chapter XVI. A Year in Scarborough Castle, 1665-1666.
Chapter XVII. At the Work of Organizing, 1667-1670.
Chapter XVIII. Two Years in America, 1671-1673.
Chapter XIX. The Last Imprisonment, 1673-1678.
Chapter XX. "The Seed Reigns over Death", 1679-1691.

Also from the Rufus Jones edition:

  Preface, by Rufus Jones
  Introduction, by Rufus Jones
  The Testimony of William Penn

Maps of England and Wales, America

A guide to the Journal of George Fox

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