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John Lockwood correspondence

 Collection
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

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation X
  • Names: Leggett, Aaron, 1792-1860 X