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"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-137
This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled "John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandson's. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States," in Byberry Friends' Library.


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Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).


0.04 Linear Feet

Biographical note

John Comly (1773-) was born in Byberry, Pa. on November 19, 1773, the son of Isaac Comly and Asenath Hampton. He married Rebecca Budd in 1803 , and the couple had five children: Stacy (1805-?), Ann (1806-1872), Charles (1808-1894), Sarah (1810-1903), and Emmor (1811-1889). He died on August 17, 1850.



Related materials

  • MC 975.10.003 Comly family Bible
  • MC 1020 William Bacon Evans papers
  • MC 1115 William Penn Charter School archives

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828," undated
Kara Flynn
March 2016
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