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Fighting for Religious Freedom: Quakerism in Sandwich – Part II

Have you ever had to defend your beliefs and risk financial fines, time in jail, community criticism or physical harm? I am willing to bet that few of us have had to face those things in any substantial way.  Standing … Continue reading

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Quakers in Sandwich Massachusetts – “First Seeds of Inner Light” Part 1

In October 1656, Captain Tristram Hull (son of Rev. Joseph Hull discussed in previous blogs) brought Nicholas Upsall, a “religious refuge” from Boston into Sandwich. I wonder, did Tristram know Nicholas was such a hot potato? Was Tristram just helping … Continue reading

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