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Bordentown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-B620
Records include: Hicksite meeting minutes, 1860-1878; Hicksite membership list, 1848; pre-Separation and Orthodox women's meeting minutes, 1804-1827; and a pre-Separation school fund subscription list, 1808-1822.

Dates

  • 1804-1878

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access is through microfilm, if available.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting at Bordentown was established by Chesterfield Monthly Meeting in 1739. A preparative meeting was established in 1775, but discontinued in 1778. A second preparative meeting was established in 1804. The Orthodox preparative meeting and meeting for worship were discontinued in 1828 and the members transferred to Chesterfield Preparative Meeting. Bordentown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1878; its members were transferred to Chesterfield Preparative Meeting. Bordentown Meeting was discontinued by Burlington Quarterly Meeting in 1904.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF BORDENTOWN PREPARATIVE MEETING AND BORDENTOWN MEETING (BORDENTOWN, NJ)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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 Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library