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Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

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)

Collection of Isaac T. Hopper papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-058
Abstract This collection includes Isaac T. Hopper's original and photocopied letters and his letterbook. Much of the material concerns his bookselling business and the Hicksite separation. He relates news of figures central to the controversy, including Elisha Bates, Elias Hicks, and Anna Braithwaite. Also included is Hopper's copy of the book, The History of the Life of Thomas Elwood.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1833-1902 [ 1833-1845]

John Hunt Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-240
Overview John Hunt, a Quaker minister from Chester, New Jersey, was born in 1740, the son of Robert and Abigail (Wood) Hunt. He kept a journal for more than 40 years, recording Quaker concerns and daily events. This collections consists primarily of the manuscript journal, 1770-1800; fragments of 1805, 1806 & 1808; and 1814-1824. There if also an account book, some correspondence received, and other miscellaneous materials.
Dates: 1770-1928

Hannah Hurnard family letters

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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

John Jackson correspondence

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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

Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

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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

John Lockwood correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-074
Abstract This collection includes the letters of John Lockwood, received primarily from Aaron Leggett in 1827-28. Leggett, a Hicksite, relates business, news, and personal opinions concerning the Hicksite controversy in New York Yearly Meeting. His letters contain heated attacks on Orthodox Quakers, including Samuel Parsons, the Clerk of New York Monthly Meeting, Richard Mott, and Anna Braithwaite. He also gives news of Elias Hicks and of the progress of the Indiana Epistle.
Dates: 1827-1828

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

Post family papers

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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

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Names
Comly, John, 1773-1850 4
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 4
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 2
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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Price family 2
Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Clark, Amanda K., 1822?-1895 1
Clark, Elizabeth 1
Conrow, Elizabeth Biddle, -1939 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Elizabeth A. Lippincott 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Francke, Marie Ogden, 1878-1955 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Greene, Anna, b. 1799 1
Hicks family 1
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Irish, William B. 1
Johnson, Rowland, 1816-1886 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Ketcham, John, d. 1865 1
Leggett, Aaron, 1792-1860 1
Lewis family 1
Lockwood, John, 1793?-1859 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Matlack, Ann R. 1
Matlack, Asa 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 1
Mott, Samuel, b. 1766 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Women's Meeting 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Ogden family 1
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 1
Ogden, Emma Corbit, 1827-1874 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Paxson family 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
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 1
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884 1
Price, Jane, 1791-1876 1
Price, Lydia H., 1827-1907 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Roberts, Josiah, 1783-1841 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Robson, Thomas, 1768-1852 1
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