Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846
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Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten manuscript of Joseph Hoag's journal and correspondence related to the item's donation. The Manuscript is identified as a manuscript copy of Joseph Hoag's journal, dictated by Joseph Hoag and written by his granddaughter, Narcissa Battey, with additional notes added from Joseph Hoag's memoranda. The journal was first published in 1860.
Overview Joseph Hoag (1762-1846) was a New York and Vermont Quaker minister who regarded himself as a traditional Friend, opposing both Elias Hicks and Joseph Gurney. He is best known for his "Vision" of 1803 which predicted an American Civil War, and his Journal, the publication of which in 1860 precipitated a schism at Scipio Monthly Meeting into Otisite and Kingite groups. His wife, Huldah Hoag (1762-1850), was also a Quaker minister, as were many of his ten children. The collection contains the...