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Archives & Manuscripts

Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting account of the Separation

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-275
The collection contains two detailed draft manuscript reports of the events and proceedings in Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting and the Quarterly Meeting with attention to property and control of the records.

Dates

  • 1827-1829

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research without restrictions.

Extent

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

Biographical / Historical

A monthly meeting was established at Amboy, N.J., in 1686 by under Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. In 1763, the monthly meeting began to circulate between Plainfield, Rahway, and Woodbridge meetings. Six years later sessions of the Monthly Meeting began to alternate only between Rahway and Plainfield. Two monthly meetings emerged at the time of the Separation in 1827. The Hicksite monthly meeting was transferred to New York Yearly Meeting in 1833 along with the rest of Shrewsbury Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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