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Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026

Scope and Content

This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Susan Foulke. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, N.J., and Births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community. Foulke also describes the sermons of Elias Hicks, which she heard at various Meetings.

Dates

  • 1814-1840

Creator

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Susan (Susanna) Foulke (1781-1842) was born October 11, 1781, the daughter if Amos and Hannah Jones Foulke. She never married. She was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. She died on February 1st, 1842, at age 60.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC 1188 Thomas Wistar and family papers
  • MC 1195 William Wistar Comfort papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July 2015.

Creator

Title
Susan Foulke diary, 1814-1840
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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