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John Jackson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-204

Abstract

Contains primarily correspondence from John Jackson to George and Catherine Truman. Letters are largely religious in content, with reflections on education and the death of his father. Also contains a copy of a letter to William B. Irish, an account of Priscilla Hunt's sermon, and extracts of a letter from Elias Hicks.

Dates

  • 1834-1835

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

John Jackson, son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pa., was a Quaker minister and educator. George Truman (1798-1877), a merchant and dentist, also was a Quaker minister.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (8 folders.))

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2003.

Creator

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Script of description
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