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Easton Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-E377

Scope and Contents

Records of Easton Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, Saratoga 1779-1896, and North Easton, 1896. Includes: men's and women's minutes, 1779-1896.

Dates

  • 1779-1896

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Easton Preparative Meeting was established as Saratoga Preparative in 1776, as a part of Nine Partners Monthly. On the establishment of Saratoga (later Easton) Monthly Meeting, Easton Preparative was set off to this meeting. The name of the preparative meeting was changed to Easton in 12mo 1795. In 1838 a preparative meeting was established by Easton Monthly Meeting at North Easton; this meeting was reunited with Easton in 1868. Easton Preparative Meeting was discontinued after 1896.

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet (9 volumes)

Overview

Records of Easton Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, Saratoga 1779-1896, and North Easton, 1896. Includes: men's and women's minutes, 1779-1896.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1779-1792, 1.2 1798-1855, 1.3 North Easton 1838-73, 1.4 1846-1879; Women's minutes: 2.1 1789-1792, 2.2 1792-1810, 2.3 1810-1846, 2.4 1846-96, 2.5 North Easton 1838-82.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF EASTON PREPARATIVE MEETING (HICKSITE), NORTH EASTON PREPARATIVE MEETING, AND SARATOGA PREPARATIVE MEETING (1776-1795)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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