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Archives & Manuscripts

Mary Howell Swett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, her attendance at meetings, and her Quaker hosts in England.

Dates

  • 1797-1799

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Mary Howell Swett (1739-1821) was born circa 1739 in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of Jacob Howell. Swett was a minister, and lived at Haddonfield, NJ. In 1762, she married Benjamin Swett. From 1797-1801, Swett accompanied Charity Cook on her religious visit to Europe. Mary Swett died in 1821.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC 950.099 Howell family correspondence
  • MC 975.02.021 Benjamin Swett letterbook
  • MC 975.10.007 Swett family Bible
  • MC 1001 Hadd-Estaugh-Hopkins papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August 2015.
Title
Mary Howell Swett diary, 1797-1799
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August 2015
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Language of description note
English

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