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Archives & Manuscripts

Jesse Kersey papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-199

Abstract

Includes letters, sermons, and manuscript fragments, as well as an 1824 printed epistle from London Yearly Meeting. The papers provide important insight into Kersey's faith and his thoughts on the Separation in the Society of Friends.

Dates

  • 1824-1841

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Jesse Kersey, Philadelphia Quaker preacher, was one of the leaders of the Hicksite faction of the Society of Friends in the Separation of 1827.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1999.

General Note

Some of the manuscript material was published in A Narrative of the Early Life, Travels and Gospel Labors of Jesse Kersey (Philadelphia, 1851)
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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