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Stanton Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-S710

Scope and Contents

Record of the Hicksite preparative meeting include: Minutes, 1826-1891; subscription book for meeting's quota, 1820-1884; miscellaneous financial papers, 1828-1891; burial record for Charles Dickerson, 1864.

Dates

  • 1820-1891.

Creator

Language of Materials

Records entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

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.

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting at Christiana Bridge was established in 1772 under Wilmington Monthly Meeting. Until 1781, the meeting alternated between Christiana & Stanton. In 1781, Chester (Concord) Quarterly Meeting approved the establishment of this meeting, known as White Clay Creek Meeting. A preparative meeting was established in 1784. In 1803, the name was changed to Stanton. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1828 and its members transferred to Wilmington Monthly Meeting; the meeting for worship was discontinued by 1838. The Hicksite preparative meeting was discontinued in 1891. Regular meetings for worship were discontinued in 1920. Concord Quarterly Meeting discontinued the meeting in 1921

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF STANTON PREPARATIVE MEETING AND STANTON MEETING (STANTON, DE)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Author
Stanton Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1891).
Date
2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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