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A brief answer to a false and foolish libel called The Quakers opinions

A brief answer to a false and foolish libel called The Quakers opinions

for their sakes that writ it and read it

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Published by s.n.] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quakers opinions.,
  • Society of Friends -- Apologetic works.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.P.
    GenreApologetic works.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1337:23.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16700744M

    Gentle correction for the high flown backslider, or, A soft answer to turn away strife being a general answer (in few words) to some queries, and defamations thrown out by the furious spirit in some of the people called Quakers against the rationalls: with motives for their return to the witnesses that leadeth out of self into eternity / by.   - defamation was presumed to be false, and it was the journalist's responsibilty to prove the truth. - falsity was presumed and burden of proof was placed on the media - It did not matter if the jounralists were careful or sloppy, whether libel was deliberate or unintentional, or whether the story was true or false. There was no standard of fault.

    Reasons for quitting the Methodist Society; being a defence of Barclay's Apology. In answer to a printed letter to a person joined with the people called Quakers.: In a letter to a friend. / By John Helton. [] Reasons for the inditement of the D. of York, presented to the Grand Jury of Middlesex, Saturday, June By the persons. of had called for the abolition of slavery, and in , the Philadelphia Quakers founded the world’s first antislavery society. This new spirit that “all men are created equal” even inspired a few slave owners to free their slaves. Another issue was women. They still were unequal to men, even.

    John Peter Zenger (Octo – J ) was a German printer and journalist in New York printed The New York Weekly Journal. He was accused of libel in by William Cosby, the royal governor of New York, but the jury acquitted Zenger, who became a symbol for freedom of the press.. In , Zenger began printing The New York Weekly Journal, in which the journal Notable work: The New York Weekly Journal. The Trial of John Peter Zenger Cast of Characters, in Order of Appearance publishing a certain false, malicious, seditious and scandalous libel. The word false must have some meaning, or else how came it there? I hope Mr. Attorney (Using a book from his table.) A libel is defined in the books: A maliciousFile Size: 70KB.


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