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Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690



  • Existence: 1648 - 1690

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Barclay letters

Identifier: HC.MC-909
Scope and Contents Primarily letters of Robert Barclay, a Quaker of the 18th- and early 19th-century, who established a brewery in England, on topics ranging from financial affairs and land transactions to personal matters.Most of these letters, dated 1774-89, are from Robert Barclay (1751-1830), written from England to Dr. Thomas Parke, in Philadelphia, and relate to financial affairs, land transactions, and personal matters. Other letters are from Patience Warrell, 1774- 1794; James Barclay,...

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the four volumes of Robert Barclay's "Apology," translated into French by Georges Liens. The Apology summarized the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by Fox and other influential Friends.

Friends Barclay Society manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-950-073
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the four typed manuscripts: "Memories" by Elizabeth Taber Price, "Barclay Society," (100th anniversary of the Friends' Barclay Society), "Letter of Lucinda Havermore," "Turn Backward, Turn Backward, O Time in Thy Flight."

"The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-049
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis at Oxford University, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington." The thesis includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.

Collection of Quaker Poetry

Identifier: SFHL-SC-098
Abstract Collection of original poetry written by and/or about Quakers, their beliefs, and their places of worship. Included are poems by Rebeca Smedley, Elizabeth Biddle Conrow, and Joseph Conrow, a biography in verse of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson by their grandson Joseph J. Green, a meditation on Spruce St. Monthly Meeting by Joseph Wharton, and an account of the 1843 Women's New York Yearly Meeting by Amanda K. Clark. Also included are poems concerning J.J. Gurney, Elias Hicks, and Robert Barclay's...

Questions proposed by Mr. Charles Gordon concerning the Quakers principles to Robert Barclay's and his answers there-unto and Mr Charles his considerations of the said answers, 1678

Identifier: SAFE 1005
Scope and Contents Manuscript, copied from the papers of Charles Gordon by his brother, Robert Gordon, concerning questions posted to Robert Barclay regarding the principles of Quakerism. Includes Robert Barclay's answers to Charles Gordon's questions, Charles Gordon's responses to those answers, Robert Barclay's answers to those comments, and, briefly, Robert Barclay's answers to questions posed by Robert Gordon, who transcribed the previous material.

Robert Barclay dissertation by George Passmore Hayes , 1927

Identifier: MSS 029
Scope and Contents Carbon copy "a thesis presented to the Faculty of Harvard University in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy." Includes cover letter to his uncle, John Russell Hayes, Librarian at Swarthmore College

Robert Barclay's Vindication of his Apology, 1689

Identifier: SAFE 1006
Overview Robert Barclay's defense regarding claims against him after the publication of his "Apology," especially that he was a papist or received special favors from the King. Probably a later manuscript transcription of his vindication.