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Thomas Chalkley (1675–1741)

Chalkley, Thomas (châk’li). A noted American Quaker itinerant preacher; born in London, March, 3, 1675; died in Tortola, West Indies, Sept. 4, 1741. He spent his life preaching in New England and the Southern colonies; toward its end he made his home near Philadelphia. His chief work was his ‘Life, Labors, and Travels,’ whose quaintness made it popular even outside of the Society of Friends, and has caused it to be several times reprinted.