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Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and...
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Abstract This collection includes a daily journal and spiritual essays by William Lippincott and extracts on theological themes by George Dillwyn. Also included is the copy book of Edward Randolph, dated 1822, and a bound manuscript entitled The Experiences of Margret Bispham, of Mount Holly, 1769. This manuscript reflects the influence of Quakerism and spirituality on the choices of an 18th century Quaker woman.
Abstract Collection of family papers includes letters received by Abraham Scott, 1700-1704, a volume containing copies of letters written by George Dillwyn in relation to his wife's inheritance of part of the estate of Richard Hill, Hannah Moore, and Henry Hill, including a house in Madeira, 1799-1816, and an almanac with notations by Captain John Hollitt. Of particular interest is John Parrish's diary of his journey in the ministry from Philadelphia to Virginia in 1782. Also included are copies of...
Overview The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow fever,...
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 3
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 2
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Diaries 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- New York (State) 1
- Oneida Indians 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- Great Britain 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) 1
- Quakers -- Ohio 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Persecutions 1
- Quakers -- Relations with African Americans 1
- Quakers -- Relations with Indians 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Seneca Indians 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century 1
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 1
- Society of Friends -- Ohio 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
- Society of Friends -- United States 1
- Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons 1 ∧ less