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SFHL/FHL/SC. Small Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/SC
This record group includes small collections that are less than a box-worth of material.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Bissell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-010
Abstract Includes genealogical data on the Bissell Family in the 17th century as well as two apprenticeship indentures, to patton ringmaking in Worcester County, England, dated 1704, and to farming in New Jersey, dated 1835.

Borton-Williams family legal papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-147
Abstract This collection includes legal papers of the Borton and Williams families. Among those are maps and blueprints of property in New Jersey, deeds, bonds, and wills.

Mary Bradway correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-013
Abstract This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.

Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-271
Abstract Contains the minutes of Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum from September 1942 through June 1944 with some topical leaflets, a mimeographed newsletter dated Nov. 1, 1943, and a photograph of the Young Friends at Ocean City, NJ, in 1940.

Conrow-Hunt Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-203
Abstract Contains three letters, 1786-1787, with later manuscript copies, to Quaker minister and diarist, John Hunt, from Darling Conrow. John Hunt added a biographical note concerning Conrow to the final letter. Also contains a letter, 1886, concerning Hunt genealogy.

Jacob Decou family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-026
Abstract This collection includes miscellaneous papers of the Decow family, including wills, financial papers, personal correspondence, and legal documents. Notable among these is the daily journal of Isaac Decow, the son of Jacob Decou.

John Ladd Howell correspondence received

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Philadelphia Quaker merchant John Ladd Howell and his family. The majority of the letters were sent by his father, John Howell, addresseed to him and to his mother during extended absences in North and South Carolina and Georgia. The letters concern family business with fatherly advice to his son, some local commentary, and mention of mistreatment of the Indians. Of interest is a letter from Richard Waln from the Barbadoes. Also included is the...

Laurie-Robbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-071
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of the Laurie and Robbins families. Included are the copy books of Abigail and Jane Laurie, in which are their own poetry and works by various authors. Also included are fragments of the marriage certificate of Thomas Laurie and the will of Jacob Laurie. Various unsigned letters addressed to Hannah L. Robbins and an undated arithmetic worksheet are included as well.

Joseph B. Livezey correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-073
Abstract This collection contains the letters of Joseph B. Livezey written to fellow Quaker Harrison Streeter of Philadelphia. The letters relate personal news and spiritual ideas.

Collection of manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-079
Abstract This is a collection of manumissions primarily from Pennsylvania and Salem Co., New Jersey dating from 1776 to 1832. Included are both originals and photocopies.