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Anna Wharton Wood collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-958
Miscellaneous papers reflecting the religious and social interests of Friends of the period. Included are the following papers: Extracts from a journal, 1809, of a tour to Tunesassa and Cattaraugus by William Allinson, giving interesting details of travel and life among the Indians, their reservations on the Allegheny River, and the prehistoric remains of a people who lived in this section more than 2000 years ago; letters of William Logan, Samuel Emlen, Samuel Fothergill, and John Pemberton; a petition by English Friends to Governor Shirley, 1741; epistles; testimonies; “A plan for some slave utopia” / George Dillwyn (fragile), and other miscellaneous material on Quakerism.

Dates

  • 1741 - 1853

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open to research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

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

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Title
Anna Wharton Wood collection 1741-1853
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