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Naked Quaker

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ISBN-10: 1933212578

ISBN-13: 9781933212579

Edition: 2007

Authors: Diane Rapaport

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On court days in colonial New England, folks gathered from miles around to listen as local magistrates convened to hear cases. In the abundant records extant from these hearings, we experience the passions and concerns of ordinary people, often in their own words, more than three centuries after the emotion-charged events that brought them to court. Rapaport is a lawyer and historian who, by drawing on these court records, has created an award-winning column for New England Ancestors, the journal of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Some of the twenty-five true stories in The Naked Quaker were previously published there; others are new to this volume. Rapaport's topics include:…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 10/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Diane Rapaport, a former trial lawyer, has made a new career as an author and speaker, bringing history to life with true stories from early New England court records.

Preface
Introduction
Witches and Wild Women
Coupling
Parents and Youth
Tavern Tales
Slaves and Servants
Neighbor Versus Neighbor
Sunday Meeting
Frontier Justice
Offshore Antics
Lawyers and Judges
Notes
Illustration Sources
Bibliography
Index