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Archives & Manuscripts

Conrow-Hunt Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-203
Contains three letters, 1786-1787, with later manuscript copies, to Quaker minister and diarist, John Hunt, from Darling Conrow. John Hunt added a biographical note concerning Conrow to the final letter. Also contains a letter, 1886, concerning Hunt genealogy.

Dates

  • 1786-1886

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Biographical / Historical

Darling Conrow of New Jersey was paralyzed in a fall. In his last years, he came to study and admire the writings and teachings of Quaker minister, John Hunt, especially Hunt's views on temperance. In 1788, after Conrow's death, his wife and children became members of Evesham Monthly Meeting. Conrow's son later married Hunt's daughter, Esther.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Chris Darlington. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--2001.

Creator

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

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