The Journal of Eldress Nancy; kept at the South Union, Kentucky, Shaker colony: August 15, 1861-September 4, 1864. Eldress Nancy, Mary Julia Neal, author.
The Journal of Eldress Nancy; kept at the South Union, Kentucky, Shaker colony: August 15, 1861-September 4, 1864

The Journal of Eldress Nancy; kept at the South Union, Kentucky, Shaker colony: August 15, 1861-September 4, 1864

Nashville: The Parthenon Press, 1963. Cloth. 8vo, 256 pages. Navy cloth-covered boards with gilt accents. Firm binding; no loose pages. Book and cover with minimal wear. Lightly tanned edges and pages. Writing inside the front cover; no other writing or marks observed. Apparently issued without a dust jacket. Very good. Item #8136

From the introduction: "Living as she did in South Central Kentucky, Nancy knew the cross currents and tensions of a border territory where neighbors and even families were divided in their allegiance. As a Shaker pacifist, she knew the difficulties and dangers of trying to maintain a neutral position."

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