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John Comly Separation papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-022
Abstract The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.
Dates: 1827-1908

Christopher Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-068
Overview This collection includes correspondence of Thomas Chalkley (1675-1741), Henry Cope (1793- 1865), Thomas Evans (1798-1868), and Daniel Offley (1756-1793).
Dates: 1698-1737, 1824-1865, undated

Friends' Reading Room Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-013
Scope and Contents This volume contains two sets of materials. The first is the minutes of the Friends' Reading Room Association, from 1835 - 1842, from the organization of the association, until its resolution. The minutes describe the ongoings of the association, including acquisitions and memberships. It also details the decision to close the library, and its dissolution. Samuel F. Troth was secretary for this association at that time. The second is a register of members of the Western District...
Dates: 1835-1886

Hoskins family letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-034
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Hoskins family. The primary correspondents in the volume are members of the Hoskins family, though quite a number of the letters are directed to Benjamin H. Warder. Most of the letters were written in the 18th century, but some are from the 19th century. A number of them are religious in nature, while others deal with service in the ministry or visiting Friends, and some deal with states of health and mortality. The letters...
Dates: 1729-1864

Stokes-Evans-Cope Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1169
Overview Correspondence, diaries, legal and business papers, artifacts, printed volumes, scrapbook, account books, marriage certificates, deeds, photographs and photo-album, computer disks, typed transcripts and various misc. papers. Papers are chiefly of the related Quaker families of Stokes, Evans, Cope and Wistar of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Dates: 1713-1981