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Mary Bradway correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-013
Abstract This collection includes the personal correspondence of Mary S. Bradway with John Comly, John and Judith Cornell, and John Hallowell. The letters are personal in content, with some discussion of the nature of contemporary Quaker spirituality.
Dates: 1829-1886

John Comly papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-023
Abstract This collection includes printed and manuscript materials concerning the publication and sale of Comly's books, his probate records, and other papers relating to John Comly and his family. Also includes records of the Byberry & Andalusia (Turnpike) Road Company.
Dates: 1830-1884

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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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

Charles Smith Ogden family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-108
Overview Charles Smith Ogden (1822-1904) was a Quaker businessman, genealogist, and civic leader. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, educated in Friends' schools, and married Emma Corbit in 1848. He worked as a wholesale druggist before the Civil War, was active on the committee to elect Abraham Lincoln, and served as Consul to Quebec, Canada, 1860-1864. In 1886, he began a tour around the world, which is recounted in his travel letters, 1886-1891. This collection contains genealogical material,...
Dates: 1732-1938

Price family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-101
Abstract This collection includes letters of Benjamin and Jane Price, among their family and with other Quakers. Also included are letters received by Benjamin's brother Eli K. Price regarding his legal practice, and by Benjamin's daughter-in-law Lydia H. Price, regarding family news. Bound volumes of letters record the correspondence of Benjamin and Jane Price while one or the other travelled in Quaker ministry. Of particular interest are : letters of Edward Hicks, regarding the Hicksite controversy ;...
Dates: 1809-1878

David Seaman correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-114
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of David Seaman, primarily relating to the Hicksite controversy. Correspondents include Edward Hicks, Samuel Mott, Halliday Jackson, and John Comly.
Dates: 1808-1843

Jane Stokes letterbooks

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-124
Abstract This collection includes three volumes of letters, copied by Jane Stokes. These include letters sent and received by Jane Stokes and her sister (?) Sarah, primarily among female friends and of a personal nature. Also copied are two letters of John Comly, on the subject of Quaker conduct of life.
Dates: 1799-1809

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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
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Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brown, Gould 1
Byberry & Andalusia Turnpike Road Company 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hopkins, Elizabeth 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 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
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Marriott, Charles 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Mott, Samuel, b. 1766 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Paxson family 1
Pleasant Hill Boarding School (Pa.) 1
Price family 1
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 1
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884 1
Price, Jane, 1791-1876 1
Price, Lydia H., 1827-1907 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Rotch, Thomas, 1767-1823. 1
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Stokes, Jane 1
Stokes, Sarah 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
Wharton, William, 1790-1856 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
White, Helen Comly, 1854-1938 1
White, Howard, 1844-1916 1
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