Harvard Classics

The Journal of John Woolman (Ch. XII), by John Woolman

June 8, 2021

The plain, homely appearance of Woolman impressed unfavorably the orthodox Quakers in London whom he was sent to meet. They told him his coming was not necessary. But Woolman spoke with such simplicity and sincerity that even those most opposed became his friends. (Volume 1, Harvard Classics)

John Woolman arrives in London for Friends' meeting, June 8, 1772.