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John Jackson correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-204
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.


  • 1834-1835


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This collection is available for research use.


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

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.


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.


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