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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.
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...
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
- Hicksites 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Barbados 1
- Allinson, Elizabeth 1
- Comly family 1
- Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
- Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
- Cresson, Sarah 1