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Bettle Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-013
Overview The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister. They had at least five children, among whom was Samuel, Jr.; the latter married Mary Ann Jones in 1831. The collection includes correspondence, biographical clippings, business records, and other papers of Samuel Bettle and his family. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1800-1955

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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

Hannah Hurnard family letters

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

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

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

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Dates: 1755-1833

Jesse Kersey papers

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

Margaretta Walton Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-159
Overview Margaretta Walton (1829-1904), eminent Quaker minister of Ercildoun, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains diaries and correspondence of Walton and her husband, Jesse Pusey Walton; business papers and memorabilia; sermons; and related papers. Also included in the collections are journals (1836-1853) of her father, Joseph Shoemaker Walton, who was companion to several Quaker ministers.
Dates: 1812-1961

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Bettle family 1
Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Clark, Elizabeth 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Cooper, David 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Griscom, Sarah M., 1839-1895 1
Harlan, Ann, 1739-1804 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Jackson, Hannah, 1767-1845 1
Jackson, Isaac, 1775-1855 1
Jackson, James, 1736-1817 1
Jackson, Joel, 1776-1857 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson-Conard family 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Lindley, Jacob, 1744-1814 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Monaghan, Hannah, W.1784-1804 1
Mott, James, 1742-1823 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New Garden Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Chester County, Pa.) 1
New Garden Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : Chester County, Pa.) 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate 1
Pennypacker, E.F.(Elijah Funk), 1804-1888 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Rodman, Sarah 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Rowntree, Rachel, 1770-1825 1
Sands, David, 1745-1818 1
Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Smith, George, 1804-1882 1
Walton, Jesse Pusey, 1825-1859 1
Walton, Joseph S. (Joseph Shoemaker), 1792-1876 1
Walton, Margaretta, 1829-1904 1
Webb, Benjamin, 1786-1851 1
Webb, Catherine, 1792-1872 1
Western Quarterly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Willson, Anne 1
Wistar, Margaret, 1728?-1793 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
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