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Archives & Manuscripts

Redman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-106
This collection includes Mercy Redman's journal of her visits to eighty-seven meetings in New York, New England, and Pennsylvania. During this time she met and travelled with John Woolman. Also included is a copy of the record kept by Thomas Redman of his imprisonment and trial for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the United States. A poem written by John E. Redman and various other family documents are also included.

Dates

  • 1760-1806

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

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

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Redman was born in 1742, the son of Thomas and Hanah (Gil) Redman. A New Jersey Quaker, he was imprisoned in 1776 for refusing to take an oath. His stepmother, Mercy Davis Redman (1722-1778) was a Quaker minister. John E. Redman was one of his seven children. Thomas Redman died in 1828.
Biographical / Historical Thomas Redman was born in 1742, the son of Thomas and Hanah (Gil) Redman. A New Jersey Quaker, he was imprisoned in 1776 for refusing to take an oath. His stepmother, Mercy Davis Redman (1722-1778) was a Quaker minister. John E. Redman was one of his seven children. Thomas Redman died in 1828.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Mrs. Edward B. and B. Franklin Blair. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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