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Overview John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).
Abstract This collection includes letters between Benjamin Ferris and his wife Hannah, his daughters Deborah and Anna M., and his son David. The letters primarily concern farming and local news. One letter by Benjamin Ferris to his daughter describes in detail his encounter with the dancer Fanny Essler. Also included in the collection are several invitations to Deborah Ferris.
Overview The Hallowell and Stabler families were Quakers mainly of Sandy Spring, Maryland. James S. Hallowell was a noted educator, and Edward Stabler was the postmaster of Sandy Spring. The collection illustrates the life of a 19th century Quaker family in Alexandria, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Philadelphia, where several relatives resided. While emphasizing family affairs and domestic life, these papers contain material of interest on education, farm life, observations of...
Overview Audio cassettes and some transcripts of interviews with 55 Quakers, chiefly born in Chester County between 1889-1910. Interviews contain largely autobiographical data, as well as information about Quaker life and Chester County in general.
Abstract This collection includes letters from Anna Pratt Parker in Kansas to her parents, Henry and Amy Pratt, in Chester County, Pa. Also included is genealogical information on the Pratt family. The letters relate news of the family and daily life, information on weather and market prices, and observations on farm life in Kansas.
Overview This small collection concerning the Robbins family, Quakers who owned the historic Seven Stars Tavern property in Salem County, New Jersey, was compiled by John H. Bourne. The Robbins family purchased the tavern about 1805, and the property remained in the family until it was purchased by John H. Bourne in 1927. The Robbins family belonged to Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), which in 1928 became Woodstown Monthly Meeting. John Bourne also was a member of Woodstown Monthly Meeting. The...
- Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
- Alston, John, 1794-1874 1
- Bourne, John H. (John Hill), 1870-1944 1
- Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
- Essler, Fanny 1
- Farris family 1
- Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
- Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
- Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
- Ferris, Deborah, 1813-1897 1
- Ferris, Hannah, 1793-1860 1
- Hallowell family 1
- Hallowell, Alice 1
- Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
- Hallowell, Caleb S. (Caleb Shreve), 1818-1870 1
- Hallowell, Edward S., 1847-1866 1
- Hallowell, James B. (James Bird), 1854-1906 1
- Hallowell, James, 1821-1886 1
- Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
- Lord, Nathan 1
- Parker family 1
- Parker, Anna Pratt, 1857-1885 1
- Pratt family 1
- Robbins family 1
- Robbins, Annie Lawrie, 1828-1916 1
- Seven Stars Tavern (Salem County, N.J.) 1
- Stabler family 1
- Stabler, E. (Edward), 1794-1883 1
- United States Post Office 1 ∧ less