Skip to main content
Archives & Manuscripts

Samuel Parsons correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the Rensselaer School in Troy, NY; and Ann Shipley of Wilmington, Ohio, describing visits from Quaker ministers including John and Elizabeth Meader.

Dates

  • 1805-1831

Creator

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder ; 11 items.))

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Parsons was the son of James and Mary Parsons and in 1806 married Mary Bowne. He was an Orthodox Quaker, serving as an elder and long-time clerk of New York Yearly Meeting; he was Clerk at the time of the Hicksite-Orthodox separation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

Creator

Description rules
dacs

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library

Contact:
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore Pennsylvania 19081 USA