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Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, compiler, “Lydia Ann Chadwick’s Peace Catechism, 1816,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures ( https://cooladventures.com/collection/lydia-ann-chadwicks-peace-catechism-1816/ : published 2021); Philo Pacificus (Noah Worcester), The Peace Catechism on Christian Principles (Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1816), 36 pages, previously owned by Lydia Ann Chadwick (1807-1875); privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.
Lydia Ann Chadwick, the daughter of John Chadwick and Lydia Whiton Chadwick, was born 4 July 1875 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
Presumably as a young girl, Lydia was given The Peace Catechism on Christian Principles as it states in handwriting on the cover, “by her minister.”
The Peace Catechism on Christian Principles was written in 1816 by Philo Pacificus, then pen name used by Noah Worcester. (1758-1837). Worcester founded the Massachusetts Peace Society in 1815 and, prior to writing The Peace Catechism had writtenThe Friend of Peace,.
In 1810, Lydia Chadwick and her family were living on Prince St. in Boston’s North End.
The Peace Catechism on Christian Principles, 1816
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Item Description and Acquisition
Item: Lydia Ann Chadwick’s, The Peace Catechism on Christian Principles, 1816
Item acquisition: Auction 2021.