Glasgow: "Christian News" Office, 1864. 24p, 6 x 9 inches, string binding, worn and discolored with chipping to upper edge and corners of cover, original wraps gone.
Kirk (1813-1886), a Methodist minister and friend to U.S. evangelist and Methodist Charles Finney argues for the prohibition of drinking establishments in Scotland through local votes. In the US, this was called the local option. Kirk opposed the theories of Darwin and Lyell regarding evolution.