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Abstract This volume contains the collection of Joseph Scattergood of original and manuscript copies of documents relating to the Free Quakers, bound by his son George Scattergood. The Free Quakers disagreed with the strict disownment policy for members of the Society of Friends who fought in the Revolutionary War. Led by Samuel Wetherhill, this group wanted to practice Quakerism without the strict rules of discipline and disownment. The papers in Scattergood's collection include petitions, published...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1781-1885 [ 1781-1802]
Scope and Contents Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress, there is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, NY in telling of his work with Corn Planter's Native Americans. As well there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853-1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.
Dates: circa 1800-1876
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten volume of Joseph Scattergood's diary. Entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.
Overview This collection contains materials pertaining to the Taylor family. It contains correspondence, journals, legal documents, genealogical information, and research in the history of Quakerism. There are also many photographs in the collection, including carte de vistas and other nineteenth century photographic techniques. Other related families within the collection include the Savery, Scattergood, Richie, Hooton, and Roberts families.
Dates: 1700 - 1944
Scope and Contents 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
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: Scattergood, Joseph X
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- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
- Quaker women 2
- Quakers -- Diaries 2
- Quakers -- History 2
- Quakers -- Ireland 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Society of Friends -- Virginia -- History -- Sources 2
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- Conscientious objection 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Quaker lawyers 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Society of Free Quakers -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- cookbooks 1
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