The Mossback Correspondence Together With Mr. Mossback's Views on Certain Practical Subjects, with a Short Account of His Visit to Utopia

TitleThe Mossback Correspondence Together With Mr. Mossback's Views on Certain Practical Subjects, with a Short Account of His Visit to Utopia
Year for Search1889
AuthorsClark, Francis (1851-1927)
PaginationThe Visit to Utopia 175-85
Date Published1889
PublisherD. Lothrop
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Religious eutopia. Church carriages pick up people; no other vehicles allowed on Sundays. The wisest men are chosen as candidates for political office. “… in utopia it is the custom to put the best construction upon every action” (176). 

Holding Institutions

DLC, MoU-St

Author Note

The author (1851-1927) was born in Canada and spent his life in the U. S. as a Congregational minister. In 1881 he founded the Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor, better known as Christian Endeavor, which continues as a Christian youth movement today.

Full Text

1889 Clark, Francis E[dward] (1851-1927). The Mossback Correspondence Together With Mr. Mossback’s Views on Certain Practical Subjects, with a Short Account of His Visit to Utopia [175-85]. Boston, MA: D. Lothrop. DLC, MoU-St

Religious eutopia. Church carriages pick up people; no other vehicles allowed on Sundays. The wisest men are chosen as candidates for political office. “… in utopia it is the custom to put the best construction upon every action” (176). The author was born in Canada and spent his life in the U. S. as a Congregational minister. In 1881 he founded the Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor, better known as Christian Endeavor, which continues as a Christian youth movement today.