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Archives & Manuscripts

Mary Capper correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-017
Transatlantic correspondence between Mary Capper and the Cadbury family in Philadelphia. Letters concern family and spiritual matters. Correspondents include Joel and Caroline Cadbury, and their daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Cadbury.

Dates

  • 1816-1835

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Biographical / Historical

Mary Capper was a birthright Quaker. The daughter of Jasper and Anne Capper, she was born in London in 1795; she later moved to Birmingham. Elizabeth Cadbury was the wife of Richard Tapper Cadbury, employed by Mary's brother Jasper. Joel Cadbury was the son of Richard and Elizabeth, and married Caroline Warder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Source unknown.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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