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Balderston Collected Manuscripts

Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
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...
Dates: 1735-1822

Bettle Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-013
Overview The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister. They had at least five children, among whom was Samuel, Jr.; the latter married Mary Ann Jones in 1831. The collection includes correspondence, biographical clippings, business records, and other papers of Samuel Bettle and his family. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1800-1955

Grellet-Gurney correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-049
Abstract This collection includes correspondence of members of the Grellet and Gurney families. Letters between Stephen and Rebecca Collins Grellet to her Collins and Longstreth relations relate primarily family news. Also included are letters of the Gurneys, Joseph John and his wife, Elizabeth Paul, from William Forster, and from Stephan Grellet. These letters share news of traveling ministers and discussions of spiritual issues. Also of interest are a letter of Edward Pease, a letter from Mary Anna...
Dates: 1799-1859

Stephen Grellet travel papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-234
Abstract The collection contains travel minutes for Stephen Grellet's ministry in 1800-1805 in the northeastern U.S., a copy of Stephen Grellet's account of the religious conversion of a Swede who was called upon to preach to pirates, and the original and a manuscript copy of Grellet's religious epistle dated 24, 6mo, 1813, to New York Monthly Meeting, sent from Morlaix, France.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800-1813

Hannah Hurnard family letters

Identifier: SFHL-SC-062
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of Hannah Hurnard and her family, written between Essex, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. The letters document the family's emigration to America, their struggles adapting to life there, and finally their return to England. Letters between Hannah and her sister, Elizabeth Clark, share family and local news. Letters from Mary Thresher relate the activities of Quaker ministers, including Stephen Grellet, Jesse Kersey, and Nathan Hunt. The letters...
Dates: 1804-1836

Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-046
Abstract This collection centers on the correspodence and family history of the Garrigues family and the Price family, to whom the former were linked with the marriage of Edward Garrigues and Margaret Price. The correspondence, received by Edward Garrigues, is from many prominent Quaker ministers, including Isaac Hicks as he travelled with his cousin, Elias Hicks. Other correspondents include Rebecca Jones, Sarah Scattergood, Stephen Grellet, Charity Cook, Deborah Darby, and Martha Routh. The letters...
Dates: 1753-1840

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Savery, William, 1750-1804 2
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Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting of Friends (1827-1959: Rancocas, N.J.) 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Clark, Elizabeth 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Evans, C. 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Forster, William, 1784-1854 1
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Garrigues family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Grellet family 1
Grellet, Rebecca, 1772-1861 1
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Jenkins, John 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lewis family 1
Longstreth family 1
Longstreth, Mary Anna, 1810-1884 1
Lowber, Michael 1
Mifflin, Warner, 1745-1798 1
Murray, Aquila 1
Oxley, John 1
Pease, Edward, 1767-1858 1
Pease, John, 1797-1868 1
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pemberton, Samuel 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 1
Phillips, Catharine, 1727-1794 1
Pike, Stephen, -1826 1
Price family 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
Scattergood, Sarah, 1751-1832 1
Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836 1
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 1
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 1
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