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Friends' Reading Room Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-013
Overview The Friends' Reading Room Association was founded in 1835, and dissolved in 1842. It's Constitution, included in the minutes, states it's purpose: " An Institution in a central part of the city, which shall be furnished with a judcious selection of books, maps and periodical publications, calculated to promote moral and religous improvement, a knowledge of the principles and history of the Society of Friends and an acquiantance with the arts, science and general literature."This volume contains...
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