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Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-046
This collection centers on the correspodence and family history of the Garrigues family and the Price family, to whom the former were linked with the marriage of Edward Garrigues and Margaret Price. The correspondence, received by Edward Garrigues, is from many prominent Quaker ministers, including Isaac Hicks as he travelled with his cousin, Elias Hicks. Other correspondents include Rebecca Jones, Sarah Scattergood, Stephen Grellet, Charity Cook, Deborah Darby, and Martha Routh. The letters relate the travels of these ministers to meetings in both Europe and the United States, and their thoughts on spirituality.


  • 1753-1840


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.


.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (11 folders.))

Biographical / Historical

Edward Garrigues, the son of Samuel and Mary Ralph Garrigues, was born a birthright Quaker in 1756. In 1779 he married Margaret Price, daughter of Philip and Hannah Price. Edward Garrigues became an elder of Darby Monthly Meeting in 1807 and died in 1845.

Ownership and Custodial History

Several of the letters in this collection were transferred from Howard M. Jenkins Papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jane J. Haines. 1936.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Gift of Howard M. Jenkins. 1936-37.


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