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Overview The Rodman and Rotch families were New England Quakers. Samuel Rodman (1753-1835) married Elizabeth Rotch (1757-1856) in 1780. He was a successful Nantucket and New Bedford, Massachusetts, whaling merchant and clerk of New England Yearly Meeting. Elizabeth (Rotch) Rodman was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, also from a family involved in the whaling business, and active in philanthropic and reform causes. They had nine children. The Rodmans and Rotches were closely intertwined by...
Abstract This collection includes typescript and photostatic copies of letters and maps from the Rotch family papers, which were lent to Friends Historical Library for microfilming. Also included are a typescript copy of a 1906 editorial mentioning the Rotch family, and a clipping regarding Paul Cuffee.