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Archives & Manuscripts

David Seaman correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-114
This collection includes the correspondence of David Seaman, primarily relating to the Hicksite controversy. Correspondents include Edward Hicks, Samuel Mott, Halliday Jackson, and John Comly.


  • 1808-1843


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.


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

Biographical / Historical

David Seaman was a birthright Quaker. The son of William and Mary Seaman of Jericho Monthly Meeting of Friends in New York, he was born in 1770. He married Sarah Kirby in 1791. A Hicksite, he was a friend and follower of Elias Hicks throughout the controversy. David Seaman died in 1844.


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Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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