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Archives & Manuscripts

Laurie-Robbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-071

Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of the Laurie and Robbins families. Included are the copy books of Abigail and Jane Laurie, in which are their own poetry and works by various authors. Also included are fragments of the marriage certificate of Thomas Laurie and the will of Jacob Laurie. Various unsigned letters addressed to Hannah L. Robbins and an undated arithmetic worksheet are included as well.

Dates

  • 1761-1859

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Laurie was a Quaker minister. Born in 1763, he was the son of James and Mary Laurie. In 1788 he married Ann Satterthwaite. Of their children, three daughters were Abigail, Jane, and Hanah. Thomas Laurie resided in New Jersey until his death in 1815. His daughter Hannah married Nathaniel Robbins and was an elder at Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting, New Jersey, until her death in 1882.

Extent

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

Language

English

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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