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Tamar Roberts Matlack commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-024
This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Tamar Roberts Matlack. The volume includes testimonies concerning the following Quakers: Elisha Kirk, Ruth Walmsley, Mary Knight, Martha Parry, and Peter Yarnall. The commonplace book also includes poetry and excerpts concerning Elias Hicks.


  • 1807-1823


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The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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


0.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Biographical note

Tamar Roberts Matlack (1783-1850) was born June 13, 1783, the daughter of John Roberts. On May 12, 1807, Tamar Roberts married Asa Matlack, Sr. and the couple had three children; Mordecai Matlack (b. 1808), Ann Roberts Matlack (b. 1810), and Asa Matlack, Jr. (b. 1820). Tamar Roberts Matlack on September 2, 1850, at the age of 67.



Related Materials

  • MC.975.01.044 Mordecai Matlack diaries
  • MC 1120 Matlack family papers
  • MC.975.11.033 Matlack family notebooks
  • MC.975.03.053 Matlack family commonplacebook
  • MC.975.08.017 Matlack family financial records
  • MC.975.10.006 Matlack family genealogy

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Tamar Roberts Matlack commonplace book, 1807-1823
Kara Flynn
September 2015
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