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Hartshorne, Haines & Rodman family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-019
Overview The commonplace book of the Hartshorne, Haines, and Rodman families includes quotes and extracts related to religion and morals, including extracts of the Pilgrim's Progress. The specific author is unknown.
Dates: Undated.

Rodman-Rotch Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-132
Overview The Rodman and Rotch families were New England Quakers. Samuel Rodman (1753-1835) married Elizabeth Rotch (1757-1856) in 1780. He was a successful Nantucket and New Bedford, Massachusetts, whaling merchant and clerk of New England Yearly Meeting. Elizabeth (Rotch) Rodman was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, also from a family involved in the whaling business, and active in philanthropic and reform causes. They had nine children. The Rodmans and Rotches were closely intertwined by...
Dates: 1763-1865