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Martha Allinson commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Martha Allinson. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.


  • 1772-1779


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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


0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Biographical note

Martha Cooper Allinson (1747-1823) was born circa 1747. Allinson married Samuel Allinson and the couple had nine children: Mary Allinson, James Allinson, Margaret Allinson, John Cooper Allinson, David Allinson, Elizabeth Allinson, Sybil Allinson, Samuel Allinson, and Mary Allinson. She died on March 9, 1823 in Burlington, N.J.



Related Materials

  • MC 968 Allinson family papers
  • MC.975.03.003 Samuel Allinson commonplace book
  • MC.975.03.001 Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book
  • MC.975.04.001 Allinson family scrapbook
  • MC.975.07.108 David Cooper memoir
  • MC.975.02.034 Hoskins family letterbook
  • MC 1100 Scattergood family papers

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August 2015.
Martha Allinson commonplace book, 1772-1779
Kara Flynn
August 2015
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