AuthorYoungs, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton)
Uniform TitleConcise view of the Church of God and of Christ, on earth
TitleHistory of the Shakers at New Lebanon / by Isaac Newton Youngs, 1780-1861 ; edited by Glendyne R. Wergland and Christian Goodwillie.
PublishedClinton, N.Y. : Richard W. Couper Press, 2017.
Description277 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Series[Shaker studies ; no. 12]
Shaker studies ; no. 12.
General NoteSeries statement from publisher's website.
"Youngs's A Concise View of the Church of God and of Christ, on Earth is printed here for the first time in unabridged form. The editors have carefully transcribed and annotated the text"--Back cover.
Formatted NoteContents: Isaac Newton Youngs's Concise view / by Glendyne Wergland -- Scribes in Israel : Shaker Church histories and the Concise view / by Christian Goodwillie -- Editorial methodology -- Isaac Newton Youngs's abbreviations and Shaker terminology -- Eulogy to Isaac Newton Youngs / by Elisha Blakeman -- A concise view of the Church of God and of Christ, on earth / by Isaac Newton Youngs -- Information on the locations of New Lebanon families prior to the gathering of the Shaker community in 1787 / by Alonzo Hollister -- New Lebanon, New York, Shaker Covenant, 1795 -- A statement of those who have worked in some of the principal occupations of the Brethren, since the gathering of the Church / by Isaac Newton Youngs -- A collection of the names & ages of the Brethren & Sisters at Lebanon & Watervliet, [Savoy, Cheshire, Wilmington, Saybrook, and Hancock], 1819 / by Isaac Newton Youngs -- Names of the Brethren and the Sisters in the First and Second Order, April 1835 -- A list of the names of all who resided in the Church ... 1840 ... [and] their occupation / by Isaac Newton Youngs -- New Lebanon Shakers, 1845 / by Isaac Newton Youngs -- New Lebanon Church family Shakers, 1850 / by Isaac Newton Youngs -- New Lebanon Church family Shakers, 1860 -- Sister's work in the Second Family, 1860 -- Selected poems of Isaac Newton Youngs.
Summary NoteSummary: Presents one individual's recollections of Shaker events since the founding of the order, especially in relation to New Lebanon, New York. Some chapters relate to Shaker industries and crafts, and others pertain to the manner of dress and of building, music, education, and diet. The account was begun in 1856, but the final chapter is "The church as it is, or was: December 31st, 1860." This chapter includes the layout of buildings of the First and Second Orders at New Lebanon, New York.
New York (State) -- New Lebanon.
Religious communities.
Religious communities -- New York (State) -- New Lebanon.
Shakers -- History.
Shakers -- New York (State) -- New Lebanon.
Youngs, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton)
Youngs, Isaac N. (Isaac Newton)
Other AuthorsWergland, Glendyne R., editor.
Goodwillie, Christian, editor.
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: BX 9768 N5 Y81 2017
CA-1702604 c.1: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 63070]