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Archives & Manuscripts

Mahlon Day collection of publications

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-183

Abstract

Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.

Dates

  • 1821-1852

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Mahlon Day was an Orthodox Quaker printer and bookseller of New York City. He and his wife, Mary, joined the Society of Friends in 1820, and Mahlon Day travelled in the ministry with Joseph John Gurney. His press produced many tracts for New York Yearly and Monthly Meetings.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (26 items (1 folder)))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related / Analytical Title

Rhymes for the Nursery by the Authors of Original Poems.

Related / Analytical Title

Little Ellen and Other Pleasing Poetic Tales by A.L. of New-port, R.I.

Related / Analytical Title

Little Picture Book.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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