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Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-036

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Ann Roberts Stackhouse. The volume includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848) and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included: the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in the Society of Friends.


  • 1837-1845


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse (1810-1893) was born in Pennsylvania on March 4, 1805, the daughter of Asa Matlack and Tamar Roberts. She married Robert Stackhouse in 1841 and the couple had one child, Asa Matlack Stackhouse (1827-1916). Stackhouse died October 2, 1893.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)





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MC 1120 Matlack family papers

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book, 1837-1845
Kara Flynn
September 2015
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