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Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
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

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Overview The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.
Dates: 1748-1910

Tyler Arboretum papers relating to Quakers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-137
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of papers in the Tyler Arboretum Library that relate to Quakers. Included is a list of public Friends, verses of Job Scott, and minutes from Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends.
Dates: 1656-1828

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Names: Scott, Job, 1751-1793 X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Pennsylvania X

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