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Scattergood Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1100

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, illustrations, marriage certificates, legal and business related papers, photographs, poetry and other miscellaneous papers.

Correspondence includes approx. 320 letters (1781-1814) of Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814) to family and friends chiefly discussing spiritual matters and his travels in Great Britain, New England, North and South Carolina, Virginia, etc.

Also approximately 250 letters (1781-1814) to Scattergood discuss spiritual matters and Friends' activities, correspondents include Jonathan Binns, Josiah Bunting, John Cox, William Dillwyn, Henry Drinker, William Forster, Susanna Horne, Rebecca Jones, John Pemberton, Joseph Scattergood, Rebecca Scattergood, Rachel Smith, and others.

Thirty-six letters (1784-1798) of Sarah (Hoskins) Scattergood to her husband, Thomas Scattergood and approx. 52 letters (1729-1864) of various Friends (chiefly with Hoskins family members), correspondents include John Hoskins, Nicholas Waln and others; extracts (1822-1857) from letters and papers of William Scattergood (1804-1857).

Scrapbook of Mary (McCollin) Scattergood, containing illustrations and portraits of Biblical and Quaker subjects, famous people and places.

Scrapbook (1681-1903) of Alfred G. Scattergood containing letters, marriage certificates and other documents of Scattergood and related families, as well as facsimiles, broadsides and other papers related to Quakers; miscellaneous family papers includes marriage certificates, photographs, poetry, etc.


  • 1681-1909


9 Volumes (9 volumes and 1 package)



Scattergood Family papers, 1681-1909
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