Bicknell, Thomas W.
Title Story of Dr. John Clarke, the Founder of The First Free Commonwealth of The World on the Basis of Full Liberty in Religious Concernments. Cover Title: Story of Dr. John Clarke, Founder of Rhode Island
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Providence, RI Published By the Author 1915
Seller ID 010450
Providence, RI: Published By the Author, 1915. Published 1915. Inscribed to a Prof. MacDonald, signed by the author and dated 1915. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 216 pages. Some shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block with no loosened pages, pages clean and free from other names or markings. Even though Roger Williams is better known, John Clarke had a critical role in the founding of the commonwealth that is now Rhode Island. This illustrated biography contains the following sections: Rhode Island, The Birthplace of Soul Liberty; The Puritan in the Making; Religious Liberty - Conscience Liberty; Boston, the Preparatory School of a Free Commonwealth in Rhode Island; Anne Hutchinson's School of Civil and Religious Liberty; Dr. John Clarke from 1609-1651; The Founding of Portsmouth; A Democratic State in the Making; The Founding of Newport; The Founding of the Colony of Rhode Island on Aquineck; Rhode Island on Aquidneck, A Commonwealth; Concerning Roger Williams and Providence; The Royal Charter, The Final Guaranty of Civil and Religious Freedom in America; Concerning Dr. John Clarke of Aquidneck. . Inscribed by The Author. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
RHODE ISLAND HISTORY NEW ENGLAND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RELIGION ROGER WILLIAMS ANNE HUTCHINSON PORTSMOUTH PURITANS AQUIDNECK PROVIDENCE NEWPORT LIBERTY CIVIL