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Archives & Manuscripts

John Comly Separation papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-022
The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.

Dates

  • 1827-1908

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Biographical / Historical

John Comly was a birthright Quaker, born in 1831 to Charles and Debbie Ann Comly of Byberry. He was also the grandson of John Comly (1773-1850), noted Hicksite minister. He died in 1916.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--George L. Pickering. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1988.

Creator

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

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