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Collection of Buckingham Monthly Meeting papers (copies)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-141

Abstract

This collection consists of copies of papers relating to Buckingham Monthly Meeting, handed down through the Watson family. Included are accounts of the meeting by John Watson (1740-1817) and by Samuel Preston written to John Watson (1774-1864). Also included are memorials of prominent members of Buckingham Monthly Meeting, the most extensive of which refer to Jacob Holcombe, John Scarbrough, Oliver Paxson, and Phebe Ely.

Dates

  • 1727-1829

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

John Watson (1774-1864) was a Quaker and a member of Buckingham Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania, along with his father, John Watson (1740-1817).

Extent

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

Language

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Original is property of Mrs. Julian Grady.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Lent for photocopy; Date of acquisition--1969.

Creator

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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