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Leon A. Rushmore collection of New York Yearly Meeting miscellaneous papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-213

Abstract

This collection of miscellaneous papers collected by Leon A. Rushmore includes several religious essays or sermons, a copy of Nicholas Waln's 1772 prayer, and an undated address "To the great Sachems and Chief of the [missing] sitting around the Counsill at new york" possibly transcribed from dictation.

Dates

  • ca. 1789-1833

Creator

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Leon A. Rushmore was a Quaker businessman and lifelong member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, N.Y.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 loose-leaf volume.))

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Leon A. Rushmore, Jr. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1988.

General Note

Rushmore's collection of 18th and early 19th century Quaker epistles included in this gift were transferred to New York Yearly Meeting Epistles, RG 2/NY.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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