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Archives & Manuscripts

Some account of the journeys of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson of Liverpool upon the Continent and elsewhere in 1823-1845

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-173

Abstract

Bound collection of 29 ALsS, plus 3 typewritten items. Includes a genealogical chart of the Robson family and a summary account of a journey to the Continent in 1831, in part a transcription of the original journal. Also includes silhouettes of members of the Crewdson and Robson families.

Dates

  • 1823-1909

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Robson was an Elder in the Society of Friends in England, and his wife, Elizabeth Stephenson Robson, a recorded Minister. He was a wine and spirits merchant, later tea and groceries. They frequently travelled together in the ministry, visiting America several times from 1824-1842. Elizabeth Robson was a strong advocate of the Orthodox position prior to the Separation of 1827/28.

Extent

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

Language

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Formerly called Robson Mss.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Edward Hall. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1955.

Related / Analytical Title

Robson Manuscripts.

Creator

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

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