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Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written by...
Abstract This collection includes letters received by Henry Drinker regarding various business and personal matters. The correspondents include Ruth Anna Rutter (later Lindley), George Churchman, and William Brinton, who wrote concerning a subscription from Lampeter Preparative Meeting for relief in Europe.
Abstract In these papers collected by Gulielma Howland are letters or other writings of such notable Quakers as George Dillwyn, Susanna Dillwyn, Samuel Emlen, John Fothergill,, Rebecca Grellet, Hannah Griffitts, Sarah Moore Grimke, Hill family, Margaret H. Hilles, James Logan, Margaret Hill Morris, Milcah Martha Moore, James and John Pemberton,, Daniel B. Smith, John Smith, Margaret H. Smith, Roberts Vaux, Daniel Wheeler and Thomas Wistar.
Dates: ca. 1700-1867
Overview Collection contains papers of the Parrish family, a prominent Philadelphia Quaker family. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College. Also of special interest is the correspondence of Dillwyn Parrish and his aunt and uncle, William and Deborah Parrish Wright; the letters of the Wrights in 1835 and 1836 give information about abolition and anti-slavery efforts in Lancaster County. A scrapbook assembled by Clemmons Parrish contains...
Scope and Contents Correspondence (personal and business) and other papers of Israel Pemberton (1715-1779), James Pemberton (1723-1809) and John Pemberton (1727-1795). They were the sons of Israel Pemberton (1684-1754) and Rachel Read Pemberton of Philadelphia. They were prominent in both Society of Friends affairs and in the Philadelphia business community.Letters to and from Israel Pemberton are noteworthy for discussing “Friendly Association for the Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians...
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single unbound volume, handwritten manuscript of a "biographical sketch" of James Pemberton. A note at the front of the volume relates how the pages were "copied from manuscripts in the hand of Henry Pemberton." Henry Pemberton then loaned them to Joseph Elkinton, who created this copied volume. The biography includes descriptions of the Pemberton family and their history and genealogical roots, the early life of James Pemberton as well as his adult life. The...
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va., with...
Abstract This collection contains correspondence received by English Quaker Jonah Thompson. The bulk of these are written by Friends in Pennsylvania, relating the developing conflict between the Pennsylvania government and the Delaware Indians, and expressing concern with the role Quakers should have in a military defense of the colony. Included is a detailed account of developments regarding this issue in the Pennsylvania government by James Pemberton. Other prominent Philadelphia correspondents...
Scope and Content note This collection consists of Epistles from England, Ireland, and the United States. Some are printed and some are handwritten. The printed Epistles are sometimes reprinted in other cities. Each Epistle is usually signed by one member of the meeting, the Clerk.
Dates: 1668 - 1940
- Names: Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 X
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 6
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
- Quaker women 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Church Work with African Americans 1
- Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
- Delaware Indians 1
- Delaware Indians -- Government relations 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- History -- 18th century 1
- Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania 1
- Indians, treatment of 1
- Oneida Indians 1
- Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Pacifists -- United States 1
- Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
- Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 18th century 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
- Poor -- Services for 1
- Prison reformers 1
- Quaker businesspeople 1
- Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
- Quakers -- Conduct of life 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Quakers -- History 1
- Quakers -- Ireland 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 18th century 1
- Quakers -- Social service 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Seneca Indians 1
- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- United States 1
- Society of Friends -- Virginia -- History -- Sources 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Concientious objectors 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century 1
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- genealogies (histories) 1
- letters (correspondence) 1
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