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John Comly Separation papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-022
Abstract The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.
Dates: 1827-1908

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...
Dates: 1779 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1779 - 1830

Friends' Opportunity in the Orient

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-036
Overview Friends Opportunity in the Orient was an unofficial Hicksite organization which sponsored a Quaker teacher in Canton, China, in the 1920s. The collection contains primarily correspondence with Margaret Hallowell Riggs, who was sponsored to teach at Canton Christian College and Canton Hospital.
Dates: 1923-1924

John Jackson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-204
Abstract Contains primarily correspondence from John Jackson to George and Catherine Truman. Letters are largely religious in content, with reflections on education and the death of his father. Also contains a copy of a letter to William B. Irish, an account of Priscilla Hunt's sermon, and extracts of a letter from Elias Hicks.
Dates: 1834-1835

Samuel M. Janney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Jesse Kersey papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-199
Abstract Includes letters, sermons, and manuscript fragments, as well as an 1824 printed epistle from London Yearly Meeting. The papers provide important insight into Kersey's faith and his thoughts on the Separation in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1824-1841

Moore-Haines family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-083
Abstract This collection is composed of papers and correspondence of several generations of the Moore and Haines family. Included is genealogical data, correspondence between Lindley Moore and Abigail Mott Moore at Nine Partners and Abby's mother Ann Mott, recounting details of the Hicksote controversy, and letters written by Abby Moore to her daughter Mary H. Moore at Westtown School. An account of the life and death of Mary H. Moore is also included, as well as a letter from Lindley Moore to Elba...
Dates: 1812-1886

John Mott papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-208
Abstract Contains transcriptions of John Mott's letters to family and friends and journals, probably compiled to circulate in manuscript form. Also some original letters from John Mott to his family. Mott wrote extensively on his religious views, particularly on Quaker testimony and the issues of the Hicksite separation, as well as the conflicts within Genesee Yearly Meeting which led to the separation of Congregational (Progressive) Friends. Of special interest is a draft of responses to queries dated...
Dates: 1822-1851

Post family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-176
Abstract Correspondence received by Mary and Joseph Post from 1833 to 1882. Also includes a letter from Elias Hicks to Willet Robbins, a letter received from the English Quaker minister, Martha Routh (1782), and a number of family deeds and other papers. Correspondents of Joseph and Mary Post include Anna Greene, John Ketcham, Amy (Kirby) and Isaac Post, Joseph Dugdale, James and Lucretia Mott, and Cyrus Peirce. Topics include the illness of Priscilla Cadwallader"modern" abolitionism, spiritualism and...
Dates: 1742-1908

Some account of the journeys of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson of Liverpool upon the Continent and elsewhere in 1823-1845

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-173
Abstract Bound collection of 29 ALsS, plus 3 typewritten items. Includes a genealogical chart of the Robson family and a summary account of a journey to the Continent in 1831, in part a transcription of the original journal. Also includes silhouettes of members of the Crewdson and Robson families.
Dates: 1823-1909

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Truman, George 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Comly family 1
Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
Crewdson family 1
Crewdson, Wilson, b. 1856 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Friends Academy (North Dartmouth, Mass.) 1
Friends Opportunity in the Orient 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gibbons, William, 1781-1845 1
Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Haines, Ann M. (Ann Mott), b.1818 1
Haines, Emily, b.1846 1
Haines, Emmor, 1818-1891 1
Haines, Reuben, 1790-1853 1
Haines, William S., b.1910 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Haynes family 1
Hicks, Jemima, 1750-1829 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Irish, William B. 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Johnson, Rowland, 1816-1886 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 1
Ketcham, John, d. 1865 1
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Moore family 1
Moore, Abigail Mott, 1795-1846 1
Moore, Lindley M. (Lindley Murray), 1788-1871 1
Moore, Mary H. (Mary Hicks), 1825-1844 1
Mott, Anne, 1768-1852 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Mott, Samuel, b. 1766 1
Oakwood School (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Peirce, Cyrus, d. 1878 1
Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Post, Amy Kirby, 1802- 1
Post, Isaac, 1798-1872 1
Post, Joseph, 1803-1888 1
Post, Mary, 1806-1892 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Robinson family 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Robson, Thomas, 1768-1852 1
Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Seaman, Valentine, 1770-1817 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, Catherine 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends (Waterloo, N.Y.) 1
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