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Archives & Manuscripts

Samuel Allinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-001

Abstract

Correspondence and miscellaneous memorabilia, including a 1834 letter from brother William and Uncle (?) in Burlington regarding temperance and the potential purchase of land.

Dates

  • 1812-1856

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Allinson, son of Bernice and James Allinson of Philadelphia, was a prominent Orthodox Quaker. He was a farmer at Yardville in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, and was also a philanthropist, particularly concerned with penal justice.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (5 items (3 folders)))

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Donor unknown.

Creator

Title
Inventory of the Samuel Allinson Papers
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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