The Universal Republic: A Shaker Pronunciamento

TitleThe Universal Republic: A Shaker Pronunciamento
Year for Search1890
AuthorsEvans, Elder F[rederick] W[illiam](1808-93)
Tertiary AuthorsEvans, Elder F. W., and Evans, F. W.
PaginationSingle sheet
Date Published[1890]
Publishernp
Place PublishedMt. Lebanon, NY
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia based on the teachings of the Shakers and Thomas Paine (1737-1809). Each child born is due education until its legal age, at which point it is given its portion of land, sufficient to support a family. Child-bearing will be controlled by the women. Also suggests a higher order of celibacy and community of goods. See also 1888 Evans and 1890 Evans The Conditions of Peace. 

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Author Note

The author (1808-93), who was born in England and moved to the U. S. in 1820, was a leader of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers

Full Text

[1890] Evans, Elder F[rederick] W[illiam] (1808-93). The Universal Republic: A Shaker Pronunciamento. Mt. Lebanon, NY: np. Single sheet. DLC

Eutopia based on the teachings of the Shakers and Thomas Paine (1737-1809). Each child born is due education until its legal age, at which point it is given its portion of land, sufficient to support a family. Child-bearing will be controlled by the women. Also suggests a higher order of celibacy and community of goods. See also 1888 Evans and 1890 Evans The Conditions of Peace. The author, who was born in England and moved to the U. S. in 1820, was a leader of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers.