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George M. Justice papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-068

Abstract

This collection includes various business correspondence, including a letter and testimony by John Comly encouraging changes in the Quaker discipline regarding marriage. Also contained are extracts of minutes from Abington Quarterly Meeting discussing marriage, a letter from George M. Justice to his sons, and a hymn printed in raised type for the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. Also included are unsigned writings on the subjects of a possible war between the U.S. and France and public education.

Dates

  • 1818-1853

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

George M. Justice was an abolitionist and birthright Quaker. He was born in 1792, the son of George and Phebe Justice. In 1816 he married Esther Bunting. He was a merchant in Philadelphia, and an Elder at Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends until his death in 1862.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (4 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Samuel M. Snipes. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1978.
Description rules
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